Barnham Cross Common

Tree Planting in Norfolk at Barnham Cross Common

Barnham Cross Common is a 171 acre Site of Special Scientific Interest on the southern outskirts of Thetford.

IMPORTANT VISITOR INFOTake only photos. Leave only footsteps.

To keep the woodland as natural as possible we don’t label individual trees and we ask that visitors do not place their own plaques, labels, flowers, etc in the woodland. Each tree we plant should be seen as part of a natural woodland.

Before visiting this woodland, please read our Frequently Asked Questions page, which gives you helpful tips about your tree and visitor guidance.

* THIS WOODLAND IS Temporarily Full *
We’ve planted so many trees here that there isn’t any space to plant more. We hope to be able to plant here again in future years.
For the nearest alternative woodlands take a look at the Woodlands Locations Map.

Barnham Cross Common is common land, open to the public, and owned by Thetford Town Council. It is also a Local Nature Reserve and a Nature Conservation Review site. It is part of the Breckland Special Area of Conservation and Special Protection Area.

This grassland and heath common has diverse habitats and a rich flora, including several nationally rare plants. There are nearly a hundred species of birds, including sixty which breed on the site, and a wide range of invertebrates.

Photo Gallery

  • Barnham Cross Common Poppies
  • Barnham Cross Common Info Sign
  • Hazel Saplings Are Among The Trees Planted At This Location
  • Scots Pine Saplings Are Among The Trees Planted At This Location

Tree Species at Barnham Cross Common

Since 2020 EFORESTS has worked with the land owners and local volunteers to plant 825 new native tree species.

The following tree species were planted on the site:


Address

Bury Road
Thetford
Norfolk
IP24 3EB

Map



External links

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnham_Cross_Common

EFORESTS is not responsible for the content on external websites.

IMPORTANT VISITOR INFOTake only photos. Leave only footsteps.

To keep the woodland as natural as possible we don’t label individual trees and we ask that visitors do not place their own plaques, labels, flowers, etc in the woodland. Each tree we plant should be seen as part of a natural woodland.

Before visiting this woodland, please read our Frequently Asked Questions page, which gives you helpful tips about your tree and visitor guidance.

EFORESTS have been tree planting in Norfolk and many other regions since 2006. You can dedicate a tree to be planted in Norfolk or elsewhere in the UK on our Tree Dedication page.