Gorse Covert Woods & Field

Originally attached to the Over Court estate, this small patch of woodland was used by the Berkeley Hunt as a covert for fox and game. These days, you can wander among the trees to discover wildflowers, spy birds, and spot other local wildlife in what is now a designated nature reserve. Next door is ‘Chicken Park’, a large open field containing an adventure fitness trail, a zip wire for older children, and a fenced play area for younger children.

Did you know?

A ‘covert’ is a group of bushes and small trees which grow closely together, allowing animals to hide from hunters and predators.