Site: Abbott Clough
Location: Blackburn Road, Intack, Oswaldtwistle
Grid Reference: SD 7111 2820
Size of site: 1.98 hectares
Initial Planting Year: 1979 Age: 41 years
The woodland forms the eastern side of a small river clough on the northern side of Blackburn Road (opposite Wynsors Shoes). Originally planted with broadleaf species by Lancashire County Council in 1979 following reclamation of adjoining derelict paintworks.
The site is squeezed between a major industrial development site to the east and a housing estate to the west. To the south the woodland has a main road frontage.