Lockdown Woods locations
Off Marsh Lane, Hungerford, Berkshire, England, RG17 0QN
Our largest site, at two acres, is next to Hungerford Marsh and is led by the Town and Manor of Hungerford with Hungerford Environmental Action Team and St Lawrence’s Church. Over 1000 saplings donated by the Woodland Trust were planted here in early November 2020.
Northcroft Lane, Newbury, Berkshire, England, RG14 1RS
Our flagship site of over 450 new saplings of mixed native UK species was the second to be planted in November 2020, also in conditions of covid restrictions. It is easily accessible from Northcroft Car Park. Many of the trees have been dedicated by members of our community to family and friends who experienced loss or stress during the pandemic period.
Barn Crescent, Newbury, Berkshire, England, RG14 6HD
Our third site, in Wash Common, is an extension of the existing Growing Newbury Green Orchard and has over 60 new tree saplings plus 12 more orchard fruit trees. Our planting here was not open to the public due to COVID restrictions, but you are welcome to join us to help look after them and wildlife in this lovely field
Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7TL
Our fourth area of woodland, on the nationally important Stroud Green, was the first to be planted with home-grown trees due to covid restrictions. Members of the community brought their own saplings and planted over 110 mixed deciduous trees in November 2021
The Lost Field
Hamstead Marshall, Berkshire, RG20 …
This beautiful meadow was planted with over 120 home-grown saplings in November 2022 by Newbury Friends of the Earth Lockdown Woods volunteers. A hedge was also established.