SOLD: Repton Wood £99,000 Freehold

  • Cawston, Aylsham , Norfolk
  • nearly 7 acres
  • East Anglia


This secluded 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 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 laurel, 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.


A level woodland well drained with a large number of mature trees. The woodland slopes gently to the south east and is well drained. The southern boundary is a wide track and the rest of the woodland is easily accessed via internal paths.

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 Repton Wood.


Family camping, small scale forestry bushcraft can all be enjoyed within this woodland.

Local area and history

Repton 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 pink paint markings on trees and boundary stakes. The southern boundary is the southern edge of the ride. The western boundary is the wood edge. The northern boundaries is the southern edge of the ride and the eastern 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 156 255
  • Nearest post code: NR11 6UN
  • GPS coordinates: 52.7846, 1.19628

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.
  • Go up the farm track for 450 metres.
  • A double metal gate will be infront 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,
  • You come to a cross roads after 100 metres turn left and head west to the hammerhead.
  • 120 metres from the cross roads at the track hammerhead the wood entrance is on the right.
  • 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 place where there is little interference from the outside world and where nature can be enjoyed and preserved.

Managed by Matt Marples

Telephone: 07979 755 118

Email: [email protected]