Mad Bess Wood is part of the Ruislip Woods National Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).
Mad Bess is rumoured to have been a demented old woman who roamed the woods at night looking for poachers.
OG&UG: West Ruislip 2.61km
UG: Northwood 2.62km
UG: Northwood Hills 2.74km
Public access to the area is always open.
Always check details regarding opening hours, accessibility and pricing before travelling.