Oaksfield Plantation is an attractive and compact native broadleaved woodland set within a larger woodland complex, once owned by the Hayes Estate. Access is via hard stone track which is accessible all year round.
The track continues along the west and southern boundaries of the woodland. The woodland is predominantly semimature oak with an understorey of hazel coppice. The oak has been well managed and previous thinnings have left some high quality stems. The coppice has prevented much lateral branching and kept the lower stems very clean. Given the heavy clay soils and records of previous felling, the oak should produce good timber with little shake.
A large woodbank lined with lapsed hornbeam coppice is an excellent historical feature on the northern boundary. This along with the bluebells and other ground flora add to the quiet and attractive feel to Oaksfield Plantation.
Should any new owner wish to exercise their sporting rights there are numerous roe and fallow deer throughout the woodland.
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