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A rare survival of a 17th century duck decoy
The Boarstall Duck Decoy is one of only a few remaining in the country and provides a fascinating insight into a rare aspect of British rural life.
The Duck Decoy is surrounded by ancient woodland, with a stunning array of spring flowers including a large display of bluebells. There is an abundance of bird life, with many nesting and feeding sites, the wood also makes a home for several species of bat.
50 things to do before you're 11¾
An outdoor adventure is waiting for you in the woodland at the Boarstall Duck Decoy and the list of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ can help start you on your journey.
The activities you could try here are:
- build a den
- hunt for bugs
- make a daisy chain
- run around in the rain
- go bird watching
Ask one of the ranger team when you arrive about the activities you can enjoy.