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Island Pond Wood

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Update to January 2018 - more progress

There has been ongoing work in the Woodland. There is now a high boardwalk over the most wet and... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Robert C
Bicester, United Kingdom
A beautiful part of nature in a growing town

It is because of places like the lake that makes Bicester the ideal "Garden Town", greenery and... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Bicester, United Kingdom
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“hedges”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

A well kept little wooded area. Well used by locals & dog walkers. Dog waste bags provided at the entrance. Pond had a few moorhen type birds. Parking is on the street and not great. Couple of nice pubs nearby for a pint when you’re...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank O5654HFlisac
Reviewed 25 January 2018

There has been ongoing work in the Woodland. There is now a high boardwalk over the most wet and muddy area straight ahead as you go in, a picnic table with seating under the oldest tree (an oak) in the hedge on the south side,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

It is because of places like the lake that makes Bicester the ideal "Garden Town", greenery and wildlife abound in these areas of the town and Island Pond Wood is an exceptional area of beauty

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank fortunanet
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Not so amazing you would travel 10 miles to visit but if you live near by its ok.. Also lots of Carp in the pond as I put them there 25 years ago!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Carl K
Reviewed 23 April 2017

As the trees break bud and begin to show their fresh growth the wood really looks a picture. Just the place for a quiet stroll or rest by the pond.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Bob R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Perfect little spot for taking the dog for a walk. Friendly locals, nice pond and benches to sit on and ponder life. If you in Launton have a wander around!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Limey91
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is an interesting developing woodland complete with small pond and smaller island! It is a well maintained woodland ideal for shorter walks and is popular with the local dogs and their owners.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Dave G
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small wooded area but nonetheless a nice place to take a wander/ walk the dog. It won't take you long to get round it but if you take a left down west end -when you exit the gate to the wood,you can...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Sandpiper39
Reviewed 29 January 2016

They have done a lot of work on the entrance path - much better surface and no mud - and a wheelchair-size entry kissing gate that makes it easy to get buggies, chairs and barrows into the wood. Inside it is still pretty wet underfoot,...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 November 2015

A pleasant wood that's a lovely peaceful place to have a walk around, nice place for dog walkers and families - its a nice place to blow away some cobwebs.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Howlo
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15 June 2016|
Response from Sandpiper39 |
Driving from Bicester go through the village and at cross roads turn right onto west end. You will see a gateway that leads to it.