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.  

​I've walked around Fineshade Woods many times over the last 30 years and seen a number of orchids, picked a lot of blackberries but I had no idea how many different flowers there were in the wood until....


Jan and I met up with Brian Laney and some other Friends of Fineshade  to see what flowers we could find. Brian is an expert botanist as we s...

Rosebay willowherb and thistle look on as this grassy field wafts and waves in the summer air.


Grass, probably the most successful plant in the world, does not recognise borders and gate controls. 

It will, however, without mowing or grazing, return to scrub and eventually to woodland.


This is the field in front of Top Lodge and the site of recen...

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