Danbury Commons and Blakes Wood

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Explore Essex's second largest area of common land after Epping Forest, a survivor of a lost way of life

Danbury Commons and Blakes Wood

Things to see and do

Playing hide and seek in the leaves

Blakes Wood to Lingwood Common walk 

Find your way to Lingwood Common on this easy-to-follow walking trail, enjoy some great views over the Essex countryside and enjoy peaceful spots within the woods.

Danbury Commons and Blakes Wood

What's on 

Danbury Commons and Blakes Wood

Our work

A group of men and women in Danbury woods wearing gloves and holding bow saws and loppers

See what we do here 

Find out how we care for the lowland heath, ancient coppice woodland and ponds of Danbury Commons, Essex