New woodland in Haverah

Man holding bags containing saplings planting in the forest

Growing the nation's forests

Forestry England are creating a new woodland at Haverah Park, near Harrogate in Yorkshire. This new Coronation Wood will commemorate the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. The 35 hectare woodland is between Beckwithshaw and Killinghall and will be open for informal public access for local people to enjoy alongside thriving wildlife and sustainably grown timber.

Work in progress at Haverah

The new woodland will be a valuable place for timber, wildlife, and local communities. The land will be planted with a mixture of broadleaf and conifer tree species, chosen to match local soil types and expected future climate conditions. The landscape design will also include open space for conservation and visual appeal and retain important views to the North York Moors.

We are creating detailed plans for the new woodland. The woodland at Haverah will be an important part of the work that Forestry England are doing to expand the nation’s forests as part of the Government’s Nature for Climate Fund.

Haverah public consultation

We invite you to comment on our draft design proposals for the new woodland. You can comment online until Sunday 28 July. We will be holding a public drop-in event in July - find out more on our consultation page.

For any further queries please contact us by emailing

View the plans

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