Ancient common once owned by King Harold and William the Conqueror
Holmwood Common: spring virtual highlights
Trees in bud
The woodland at Holmwood Common is alive with sticky buds of horse chestnut, the slim buds of beech and delicate lime leaves breaking open.
The islands in the ponds at Holmwood provide ideal nesting sites for many waterfowl species.
The white blossom of blackthorn appears in spring hedgerows on thorny branches, and early wild flowers carpet the ground