This short circular walk visits Birchanger Wood from the village of Birchanger near Bishop's Stortford.
The woods are located just west of the village and have some peaceful trails to explore. There's lots of flora and fauna to see with pretty bluebells in the spring months. The site is well maintained and includes benches for picnics too.
Northolt Avenue Park can also be visited in this area.
To continue your woodland walking in the area, head a couple of miles east to visit the more expansive Hatfield Forest.
PostcodeCM23 5DQ - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
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Birchanger Wood Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Birchanger Wood Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Birchanger Wood OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Birchanger Wood Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
The woods are a good place for dog walking with lots of wide paths to explore.
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
A few miles to the north there's the interesting village of Stansted Mountfitchet. The village includes a number of interesting local attractions including a church dating from the 12th-13th century, an 18th century windmill and a toy museum which claims to be the largest in the world. There's also the noteworthy Mountfitchet Castle which is now run as a wonderful Living History Museum where you can experience life as a villager in 1066.