|Type||Mixed Ancient Woodland|
|Area||161.9 hectares (400 acres)|
|Operated by||Scarborough Borough Council|
|Status||Site of Special Scientific Interest|
There are many paths, tracks and bridleways through the small woods which many residents of Scarborough use for mountain biking, dog walking and Sunday strolls. Throxenby Mere a popular place for fishermen is located at the foot of the woods.
Deer, badgers, squirrels, frogs, toads, foxes and all kinds of birds can be seen in the woods.