Whashton Wood

In the winter of 2021-22 we supported the planting 4,000 trees at Whashton Wood in Richmondshire to provide a
natural habitat for wildlife and interest in the landscape.

Whashton Wood near Richmond

Our current Supporter Woodland 2021-22  

Whashton Wood is based just outside the national park, around four miles from Richmond.

4,000 trees were planted here in winter 2021-22 creating a broadleaf woodland with panoramic views of Richmondshire and a vital habitat for wildlife. The trees planted here will be native species including: Sessile Oak, Alder, Bird Cherry, Rowan, Scots Pine, Hornbeam and Aspen.

The woodland is also part of YDMT’s Plastic Free Woodlands project, supported by the European Outdoor Conservation Association, which aims to create woodlands free of plastic.

Dedicate a tree at Whashton Wood

Access and directions

The woodland is situated on private land – please stay on public rights of way at all times.  

Grid Reference: NZ152063

Download the Whashton Wood fact sheet