Tocil Wood & Nature ReserveParks & Walks
- All the family
- Under 5s
- School age
Tocil Wood is ancient woodland located between Tocil Pools and the new Gibbet Hill Wood. The path and cycle track from the main University site to the Gibbet Hill site goes past all three.
Tocil Wood is an ancient oak woodland with swamp and wet meadow which has existed for many centuries. This nature reserve is owned by Coventry City Council and managed by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.
The reserve is good for migrant warblers and over 60 species of birds have been recorded.
What is there to do at Tocil Wood?
Take a woodland walk
Stay quiet and watch for shy stoat or weasel
Feed the ducks and geese at Tocil Pools
Visit in spring for a sea of bluebells
Together with Gibbet Hill Wood and Tocil Pools, these are lovely areas for dogs. You do have to keep dogs on a lead if you go into the actual University grounds.
On the southern edge of Coventry, situated in the University of Warwick campus.
Find out more about Tocil Pools here.
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Wappenbury Wood is managed by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, who's mission is to bring people closer to nature and create a land rich in wildlife. Click here to sign up for a membership.