Category Archives: Woodlands

Watching the stove vs watching TV

Last week we were at the log cabin for Sunday and Monday, and I brought my computer which has a plug-in TV tuner so we could watch Episode 3 of Shed of the Year. It was good to watch it, … Continue reading

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Grizedale Forest

The log cabin photo that I use as the header image here and on Facebook is one I took at the Forestry Commission’s Grizedale Forest┬ánot far from the visitors’ centre. Grizedale is between Coniston Water and Windermere in the Lake … Continue reading

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The Log Cabin in Old Copse Wood

Old Copse is a 30 acre woodland in Sussex whose management since 2009 has been documented in an excellent blog by Sarah, one of its owners. In 2014 they built this Polish-style log cabin using Scots Pine trunks from the … Continue reading

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Why Hopwas Wood matters

There’s been a lot of coverage in the last day or so about Hopwas Wood near Tamworth, which Lafarge Tarmac is planning to take a chunk off and turn into a sand and gravel quarry. Lafarge promise to reinstate this … Continue reading

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Woodland cabin in C4 “Amazing Spaces”

This year’s series of George Clarke’s “Amazing Spaces” features a log cabin being built in a woodland clearing. In the first episode, shown tonight, George visits this larger riverside cabin in the Lake District, built with larch logs taken from … Continue reading

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Nick Gibbs’ “Le Shack” in France

Those of you who read “Living Woods” magazine may be familiar with the regular articles from its editor, Nick Gibbs, about his one room riverside hut in northern France. Google turns up some of his blog posts if you want … Continue reading

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