Skuff Wood

Skuff Wood in Burnsall has extended an area of ancient semi-natural woodland by planting 600 native trees – ash, rowan, sessile oak, bird cherry, hawthorn, hazel and holly.

Skuff wood, Wharfedale
Skuff wood, Wharfedale

Our 2002-03 Supporter Woodland

Skuff Wood in Burnsall has extended an area of ancient semi-natural woodland by planting 600 native trees – ash, rowan, sessile oak, bird cherry, hawthorn, hazel and holly. The trees were planted in tree guards and stock proof fencing was erected to prevent grazing

Access and directions

Skuff Wood is located less than half a mile north of Burnsall on a west facing slope overlooking the River Wharfe. You can access the wood via a footpath between Burnsall Bridge and Skuff Road, and which runs along the top edge of the site. Alternatively, there are two small lay-bys on Skuff Road in which you can park to view the wood.

Grid Reference: SE 033 617

Download the Skuff wood fact sheet with directions and maps