Tag: Deer

The lost pond

  Sitting at the top of Bellringers Hollow uphill from Baldwins Hill pond there is a beautiful pond encircled by some of the oldest beech pollards and coppards in the forest, possibly even in Europe! One of the Beeches is estimated to be circa 1000 years old! This brute of a tree is probably one…
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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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