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Enchanted Somerset forest takes action as 'fairy doors' become 'out of control'

Fairy doors at Wayford Woods, Crewkerne Credit: SWNS

Wayford Woods in Crewkerne, Somerset, have issued an appeal to fairy house builders to tone it down, after more than a 100 fairy doors appeared.

The woods, now known as the 'Fairy Woods', have been delighting children for the past few years, after the first little door appeared at the bottom of a tree.

Families have flocked to the enchanted woods to see the doors of the homes of the fairies and leave little messages but there are now concerns about the damage to the woodland area these human visitors are creating.

A group of volunteer trustees is appealing for people not to screw any more doors directly to trees and to avoid over-decorating.

Fairy doors at Wayford Woods, Crewkerne Credit: SWNS