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Published January 16th 2016
Lose Yourself In The Majesty Of Ancient Woodland
If you go down to the woods today!
You may not get to see a teddy bear's picnic, as the popular children's song suggests, but visitors to Hopwas Wood in Staffordshire may still encounter something unusual, if the stories are to be believed.
The woods, which lie just a couple of miles from Tamworth, officially date back to the 11th century and the Domesday Book.
And that long history may have something to do with the tales of ghosts, witchcraft and occult activities that have persisted within the ancient woodland, which covers almost nearly 400 acres, over the years.
The beautiful autumn colours still evident in January