Westwood Woodland Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWestwood Woodland Park
|Type||Local Nature Reserve|
|OS grid||SU 454 095|
|Area||49.5 hectares (122 acres)|
|Managed by||Hampshire County Council and Southampton City Council|
Westwood Woodland Park is a 49.5-hectare (122-acre) Local Nature Reserve in Southampton in Hampshire. It is owned by Hampshire County Council and managed by Hampshire County Council and Southampton City Council.
In the Middle Ages this park was part of the estate of Netley Abbey. Its habitats include ancient woodland, with haze coppice and oaks, streams, ponds, marshes and grassland. There are several rare beetles, and birds include barn owls, skylarks, linnets and meadow pipits.
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