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Redpoll Wood, Blaisdon, Gloucestershire. 2.25 acres of lofty conifer and broadleaves in a countryside locale, a short distance west of Gloucester. £50,000 (freehold) [#S2229]


A mixed age woodland comprising oak, birch and western hemlock, offering recreational and bushcraft opportunities, 13 miles from junction 11 of the M5.




2.25 acres




£50,000 (freehold)

Nearest Postcode

GL17 0AL (This is for the local area, not specific to the woodland).


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Ordnance Survey Grid References

OS Landranger Series Sheet No: 162  

  • Roadside access: SO 707 174
  • Centre of wood: SO 712 173


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Located north of the village of Blaisdon, Redpoll Wood forms part of a wider woodland known as Ley Park. Access is via a track and through a locked gate.

Situated over level loamy clay soils, the canopy is a mix of mature oak standards and western hemlock interspersed with younger oak, birch and ash towards the west. The various larger ash scattered throughout Redpoll Wood could offer the new owner instant fuel for the hearth - with a moisture content of less than 20%, ash burns when ‘green’.  

In the shrub layer below there is a good quantity of hawthorn, holly, hazel coppice, as well as regenerating Lawson cypress, Norway spruce, Douglas fir and western hemlock; the latter is a decent softwood timber often used for interior woodworking and is a good alternative to the sought-after Douglas fir. Come the warmer times of year, the ground layer is festooned with colourful flowering bluebell, wood anemone, daffodil, primrose and fragrant honeysuckle, all savoured by our essential pollinators.  

There is a seasonal pond towards the southern side of the woodland with an earth bund partly flanking the southwestern boundary beyond. The reasonably uncluttered ground layer offers a good location for occasional camping and bushcraft.

Feathered visitors spotted here include green woodpecker, owl, buzzard, greenfinch and numerous harmonious songsters. Deer (muntjac, roe and fallow), wood mouse, badger, fox and brown hare might be seen by a patient observer.

If It Were Mine

I would consider thinning some of the suppressed trees, using the resulting yield for fuel. Some trail cameras mounted to trees might be a nice addition to study wildlife movements. There is ample material here for a bushcraft enthusiast to hone their skills.  

Please remember some management operations require approval and/or a licence.

To View This Woodland

You are welcome to view this woodland at any time during daylight hours. We do ask that you download a copy of these particulars and take them with you, mainly so you can correctly identify the boundaries and access points.


Residential Planning Permission

You are extremely unlikely to get residential planning permission for this woodland.

Directions & Access

  • From Gloucester, head west on the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye.
  • After 8.5 miles, you will arrive in the village of Huntly, passing a Texaco garage on the right just as you enter the village.
  • Continue through the village passing The Red Lion pub on the right.
  • As you leave the village, take the fork left onto the A4136 just before a Murco garage, signposted to Monmouth, Cinderford, Mitcheldean and Longhope, also following a brown sign for the Forest of Dean.
  • After 0.8 miles, turn left opposite the bus top and red brick shelter onto Blaisdon Lane towards Blaisdon.
  • Continue south along Blaisdon Lane passing the village signpost for Blaisdon.
  • After 0.6 miles the road bears right with a track access and public footpath on the left, opposite a house called Stanley Cottage (point X on the plan below). Turn left here.
  • If you pass the pavement and then the phone box on the left, you have gone too far into the village.
  • Continue along the track passing a small stone building with a telegraph pole next to it on the right.
  • After 385 metres you will arrive at a steel gate into woodland ahead of you (point A on the plan below).
  • Please park in a suitable place not obstructing any access (sorry we do not provide padlock codes for viewings).
  • Walk through the pedestrian kissing gate and along the track.
  • The woodland is 40 metres ahead of you indicated by our Wood4Sale sign and an orange X locator below it (point B).


  • The northern and eastern boundaries are indicated by red paint on occasional wooden posts and trees.
  • The southwestern boundary is the inside edge of the track indicated by red paint on occasional trees that maybe offset by a short distance.

Sporting Rights

The sporting rights are owned and included in the sale. They are not let.

Mineral Rights

The mineral rights are owned and included in the sale except as reserved by statute.

Rights Of Way

  • There is a right of way granted at all times and for all purposes over the route XABC.
  • There are no public rights of way within this woodland.
  • A maintenance clause covers the shared rights of way.

Fencing Liabilities

There are no known fencing obligations.

Restrictive Covenants

There are some restrictive covenants to protect the woodland and the environment. Please click on the button below to view these.

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How To Buy

This woodland is being sold on a fixed price basis. We require the following information in writing before we mark a woodland as sold and take it off the market (please ensure you have funds in place before doing this):

  • The name and price of the woodland
  • Confirmation you have viewed the woodland
  • Full name (including middle names), address, phone number and date of birth of all legal purchasers
  • Please confirm how you will be funding the purchase and that you have cleared funds available
  • The full contact details of your instructed solicitor (including name of company, contact name, email address, telephone number and full address)

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Plans, areas and particulars are for reference only. We cannot guarantee their accuracy and they do not form a part of any contract. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the condition of the land.

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Jubilee Chapel
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Phone: 01248 364 362
Company Number: 4657216.

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