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Features
  • Ancient trees found in this wood
  • Ancient woodland - more than 400 years old
  • Autumn colour
  • Benches available
  • Bluebells
  • Bridle paths can be found in this wood
  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Children's play area
  • Coast
  • Coniferous woodland
  • Dogs welcome
  • Events (see landowner's website for more details)
  • Fishing
  • Good for cycling
  • Good views
  • Grassland
  • Heritage
  • Hills/mountains
  • Mixed woodland
  • Moorland
  • Mountain biking allowed
  • New woodland - less than 10 years old
  • Other habitats present
  • Outdoor pursuits facilities
  • River/lake
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Spring colour
  • Watersports
  • Waymarked trail
  • Well worth a visit
  • Wetland

Facilities
  • Adapted toilets within 500m
  • Adapted toilets on site
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Baby changing facilities within 500m
  • Cafe or kiosk on site
  • Camping permitted
  • Cycle hire
  • Information on site
  • Picnic facilities
  • Toilets on site
  • Toilets within 500m
  • Visitor centre/shop
  • The wheelchair access symbol used on this website indicates a wood which visitors or landowners have identified as accessible.

Access
  • Access guide available
  • Entry charge
  • Free car parking at site
  • Free car parking within 500m
  • Local parking difficult
  • Parking with charge at site
  • Parking with charge within 500m
  • Public transport stop within 500m
  • Restricted opening times

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Chilworth Gunpowder Mills, a Guildford Borough Council wood

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The East India Company founded the Gunpowder Mills in 1626 powered by the Tilling Bourne and it was in use for over 300 years. There are many interesting remains visible throughout this woodland. More recently dormice have been found breeding here.


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Guildford, Surrey
TQ029475 (?)
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