SOLD: Blickling Wood £55,000 Freehold

  • Cawston, Aylsham , Norfolk
  • nearly 3 ½ acres
  • East Anglia


This woodland offers the woodlander the perfect opportunity for family forestry. It is conveniently located to nearby Aylsham and the city of Norwich. A real asset is the Marriots Way which passes just to the north of the woodland. Thus it would be possible to walk, cycle or even ride a horse all the way from Norwich to the woodland, only having to use a road for the very last section.

The woodland is mixed, predominantly mature conifer with self-seeded sycamore and an understorey of holly and hazel. It is a wildlife haven being the perfect habitat for hares and muntjac deer as well as foxes, buzzards and squirrels.

Due to its mostly level nature the woodland offers plenty of places to camp and it is easy to vanish from sight from the outside world. It benefits from being part of a much larger woodland all of which is covered by the woodlands.co.uk protective covenant.

The purchasers of the woodland will be asked to enter into a covenant to ensure the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of adjoining woodlands and meadows.


Scots pine, larch, cherry, holly and sycamore can all be found within this woodland. A mix of natural self seeded trees and planting from over 70 years ago . Mainly planted in the 1950s the woodland is well established and the understorey of rhododendron, holly and hazel provide all year cover and privacy.


Muntjac deer thrive within the woodland. It understorey giving both food and cover. Hares, pheasants, foxes and squirrels are also found within the woodland on a regular basis.


Various areas of planting and natural regrowth mean this woodland has a vey natural feel. It gently slopes and its upper areas offer perfect places to set up camp. The southern boundary opens up onto a large open field which ensures the woodland is showered in light.

Access, tracks and footpaths

The access track to the woodland is an excellent stoned track suitable for year round use for most vehicles.

There are no public footpaths in Blickling Wood.


Family camping, small scale forestry and bee keeping are just some of the things that can be enjoyed within this woodland.

Local area and history

Blickling Wood forms part of a much larger woodland extending to over 130 acres called Warren House Wood. The local landscape forms part of a gently undulating predominantly arable agricultural area characterised by large fields with small settlements and large areas of woodland. Whilst none of the woodland is designated as Ancient woodland the Ordinance survey records of 1814 show this area had been afforested by that time.

Wood maps

Wood map


The boundaries are indicated by red paint markings on trees and boundary stakes. The southern boundary is the wood edge. The northern and eastern boundaries are the edge of the stone track and the western boundary is a line of stakes.

Find this wood

This wood is now sold, please do not visit the wood without the permission of the owner.


  • OS Landranger: OS No. 238
  • Grid ref: TG 157 254
  • Nearest post code: NR11 6UN
  • GPS coordinates: 52.7836, 1.19817

Location map


  • Just south of Aylsham from the A140 head west on the B1145 (Cawston Road.) towards Cawston.
  • After 1 mile you pass Woodgate Nursery.
  • After another mile you will see a sign for Mermaid River pools and Warren House.
  • A wood will be on your right.
  • At the end of the wood turn sharp right onto a farm track.
  • Proceed along the farm track for 450 metres.
  • A double metal gate will be in front of you. Park to the wood side of the track ensuring you do not block the track.
  • Carefully climb over the hinged end of the gate. Or climb over the bank and follow the stone track in front of you,
  • Follow the stoned track to the cross roads and turn left.
  • The wood entrance is on your left after 20 metres.
  • Satnav/GPS note: the postcode NR11 6UN is for the point shown by the red dot on the location map.

How we support our buyers

Membership of the small woodland owners’ group

£300 for a woodland course of your choice

Free copies of two woodland books

One year's free membership of the royal forestry society

Please note this wood is owned by woodlands.co.uk.

Our regional managers are often out working in our woodlands, so if you email an offer and want to be sure it has been received, please phone our manager on their mobile phone. The first offer at the stated price which is accepted, whether by phone or email, has priority.

Please take care when viewing as the great outdoors can contain unexpected hazards and woodlands are no exception. You should exercise common sense and caution, such as wearing appropriate footwear and avoiding visiting during high winds.

These particulars are for guidance only and, though believed to be correct, do not form part of any contract. Woodland Investment Management Ltd hereby give notice under section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 of their interest in the land being sold.

A sanctuary from the outside world and where nature can be enjoyed and preserved.

Managed by Matt Marples

Telephone: 07979 755 118

Email: [email protected]