Sable Wood is a 6 acre plot of woodland located adjacent to Forestry Commission land in the Lower Bourne, Farnham, and within the Wealden Greensand National Character Area. It was purchased by the present owners in December 2011 with the objective of maintaining and restoring important habitats, improving biodiversity and encouraging wildlife.
A Management Plan following Forestry Commission guidelines was published on 16 Jan 2014. Click the link to view and download the Plan. This Management Plan remains the blueprint for current work in Sable Wood.
The main winter management period, Oct 2021 to March 2022, has ended. During summer, few management interventions are carried out so that the insects, animals and birds in the wood are undisturbed. Management activity will pick up again in October 2020.
Work carried out during last winter period included: