Fineshade blogs

On this page, we will publish articles about anything at all to do with Fineshade.


  • Have you enjoyed a special experience here?

  • Can you tell us about the Fineshade of yester-year?

  • What about the old railway line?

  • Can you write about some of the special wildlife?

  • Do you have an answer to problems about the road access?

  • What’s it really like to live or work here?

  • Could you contribute a regular diary about your visits?


We invite contributions and comments from anyone and everyone.  

April 27, 2015

Parts of the wood have been given names for hundreds of years.


Fineshade Wood is not huge, but it is just about large enough to get lost in, and if you want to refer to particular tracks or sections it helps to have a name. Everyone who has lived, worked or visited the wood regularly over hundreds if not thousands of years must have made up n...

April 23, 2015

This account by a Fineshade resident describes a special experience on 23 April.


It’s early morning. Sunlight filters through the trees. The light wind has drifted all traffic noise away from here. A Song Thrush calls – loud, insistent and repetitive. A Blackbird sings tunefully.  There are Chiffchaffs and Willow Warblers back from their wint...

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