Images of Fineshade Wood
Water and mud
Fineshade Wood lies on a plateau of heavy clay. When it rains here the water stays put. When vehicles, bikes, or lots of people go on it the water becomes mud.
These are not pretty pictures!
We are publishing them as a warning to potential developers of what conditions can get like underfoot in Fineshade. It's one thing to draw plans in an office in, for example, Moira or Sherwood. It's quite another thing to experience conditions out in the wood itself.
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