Wychwood Wild Garden is a beautiful woodland and garden, close to the centre
of Shipton-under-Wychwood in Oxfordshire.

Its 12.5 acres of avenues, woods and ponds much of which was laid out in the 1860's, is home to wild life and many breeds of ducks and birds. It is owned and managed by the local community and offered as a place of peace and tranquillity to local residents, guests and visitors to the area.
Preserving a legacy for the Wychwoods
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Shipton-under-Wychwood Wild Garden and Woods

The Wild Garden is owned by a Company Limited by Guarantee, Co. Number 7030839.
Membership is open to all for an annual subscription of £20 or more. Members receive regular updates on activities in the garden and take part in the Annual General Meeting of the Company.
The company is also a registered charity no. 1133334

The Directors of the Company are:
Mike Watson
Jeremy Huntingford
Jill Mavin
Jeremy Harris
John Mehrtens
Gordon Gillett
John Pratt

The company's objectives are:
1. To improve the conditions of life for the inhabitants of the parish of Shipton-under-Wychwood and the surrounding villages, in the county of Oxfordshire (the area of benefit) and the public at large, and to provide facilities for recreation and leisure-time occupation for the public in the interests of social welfare, by associating together the local inhabitants (and any such local authorities, voluntary and/or other organisations as the Charity decide to work with from time to time) to acquire, provide and preserve public access to, in particular, The Wild Garden in the parish of Shipton-under- Wychwood and such other areas as the Charity may from time to time decide.

2. To promote for the benefit of the public, the conservation, protection, restoration, establishment and management of trees, gardens, lakes, woodlands, wildlife habitats, walkways, characteristic landscapes and historic aspects of, in particular, The Wild Garden in the parish of Shipton-under-Wychwood and such other areas as the Charity may from time to time decide.

3. To advance the education of the public in the conservation, protection and improvement of of the physical and natural environment and historic aspects, of in particular, The Wild Garden in the parish of Shipton-under-Wychwood and such other areas as the Charity may from time to time decide.

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Wychwood Wild Garden was acquired by the community in 2010 with the assistance of The Cotswold Conservation Board Sustainable Development Fund, The Doris Field Trust and HDH Wills Trust.

Shipton-under-Wychwood Wild Garden and Woods is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity No.1133334. The key aims of the company are to provide public access to the Wild Garden, to maintain and conserve its environment and to provide valuable educational resources.

Supported by The Cotswold Conservation Board’s Sustainable Development Fund

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