Ffennell Ranger

Tristan Leslie   

What do you do at Hill End?

I worked as the ffennell Ranger in 2019-2020, helping to maintain the grounds and habitats present at Hill End, working closely with the Wednesday volunteer team. You can read my blog about life as a Ranger here: https://ffennellranger.blogspot.com/

How long have you been at Hill End?

I started as a volunteer at Hill End in July 2016 and worked as the ffennell Ranger from Septmeber 2019-2020.


I grew up in Wytham Woods and studied Geography at the University of Nottingham. As well as being a volunteer at Hill End I was previously a volunteer at Rushcliffe Country Park near Nottingham.

Best memory at Hill End

Helping with the World War One school sessions in the genuine training trenches in Wytham Woods on the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Favourite animal spotted on-site


Hot chocolate or ice lolly

Hot chocolate.