Queenswood Country Park

Overview
This 170 acre site comprises both a 67 acre arboretum, with over 1,200 rare and exotic trees, and ancient semi-natural woodland SSSI. The whole site is designated a local nature reserve and is managed by the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust in partnership with New Leaf. The site sits atop Dinmore Hill and has a good network of way marked paths, a viewpoint, café, shop, toilets, picnic and play area. Ecologically it has a rich and attractive ground flora to complement a good range of woodland birds.

Directions, parking, access times and other facilities
Map reference: SO 506 514
Sat Nav/Post Code: HR6 0PY

Vehicular access: Situated alongside the A49 on top of Dinmore Hill, mid-way between Hereford and Leominster. Parking charges apply.

Other facilities: Café, shop, toilets and picnic tables are available on site.

Maps:
Ordnance Survey Landranger Sheet 149 & Explorer Sheet 202.
OS Map View (1:25,000)

What to see:
Resident Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Marsh Tit, Raven, Sparrowhawk, Goldcrest, Siskin, Bullfinch, Tawny Owl.
Winter Crossbill, Lesser Redpoll, Woodcock, Waxwing (occasional).
Summer Willow Warbler, Garden Warbler, Wood Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, Swallow.
Spring/autumn Cuckoo, Chiffchaff, Mistle Thrush.
Resources:
http://www.queenswoodandbodenhamlake.org/queenswood
Nearby sites:
Bodenham Lake, Wellington Gravel Pits.