Acton's Rough

Wood, Forest in Cheshire


Where is Acton's Rough?

Old Direction Sign - Signpost by the A329, Audlem Road, Hatherton parish Pawn finial - 3 arms; Cheshire CCC octagonal by the A529, in parish of Hatherton (Crewe and Nantwich District), Audlem Road junction with Park Lane.


Milestone Society National ID: CH_SJ6748
Old Direction Sign - Signpost by the A329, Audlem Road, Hatherton parish Credit: Milestone Society

Acton's Rough, located in Cheshire, England, is a notable wooded area that forms part of a larger forested region. It is known for its natural beauty and diverse flora and fauna. The rough stretches across approximately 300 acres, making it a significant woodland in the area.

The rough consists mainly of deciduous trees, including oak, beech, and birch. These trees create a dense canopy, providing shade and shelter for the various plant and animal species that call the rough home. The forest floor is covered with a rich layer of leaf litter, supporting a wide range of plant life, such as bluebells, ferns, and mosses.

The area is a haven for wildlife, attracting numerous species throughout the year. Birdwatchers can spot various species, including woodpeckers, nuthatches, and owls. Mammals such as foxes, badgers, and deer are also known to inhabit the rough, making it a popular spot for nature enthusiasts.

Acton's Rough is open to the public, offering visitors a chance to explore the natural beauty and tranquility of the woodland. There are several walking trails and footpaths that wind through the area, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the peaceful surroundings. The rough is well-maintained by local conservation organizations, ensuring its preservation for future generations to enjoy.

Overall, Acton's Rough is a cherished natural asset in Cheshire, providing a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Its diverse ecosystem, scenic beauty, and accessibility make it a beloved destination for nature lovers and a valuable resource for the local community.

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Images are sourced within 2km of 53.034278/-2.4906317 or Grid Reference SJ6748. Thanks to Geograph Open Source API. All images are credited.

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Acton's Rough is located at Grid Ref: SJ6748 (Lat: 53.034278, Lng: -2.4906317)

Unitary Authority: Cheshire East

Police Authority: Cheshire

Nearby Locations

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