Category: Forest

Deer

The deer of Epping Forest are an “ornament to be preserved” within the Epping Forest Act. They are a much loved addition to the forest in the general public’s eyes. Deer were introduced into the forest for Royal hunting and have not just survived but thrived because of the natural habitat and protection. The types…
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The forest

Epping Forest is an ancient forest that has been afforded protection by the Epping Forest Act since 1878.   It is a long, relatively narrow strip of woodland that stretches from Forest Gate in East London out past Epping in Essex. Varying landscapes from steep wooded valleys to flat open plains is what helps make…
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