Tottington Woodlanders

Welcome to Tottington Woodlanders

We are a registered charity which manages an area of ancient woodland next to the village of Small Dole near Henfield in West Sussex.

Our volunteers cut hazel coppice on Sunday’s throughout the winter. We produce a small quantity of garden products such as bean poles, pea boughs, stakes and etherings (hedging binders). During the summer we attend local fetes to promote coppiced woodland, demonstrate traditional green wood crafts and to educate the public.

We Are Back

We Are Back

After many months of being without a website we are back at last.  Our previous site was subject to a series of cyber attacks that left it virtually unusable.  Over the past year the site has been completely rebuilt.   The old site was many years old and simply not...

I’m Not Sure Wassail Works!

I’m Not Sure Wassail Works!

Wassailing apple trees is an ancient custom which is supposed to revitalise apple trees and improve their fertility. On two occasions we have wassailed the apple tree adjacent to  the butterfly glade, and on each occasion there have been disastrous consequences.  On...