Jack O'Legs was a man of unusual strength and size; he was like a giant! Although time has exaggerated his tale, Jack may have been a very real local character. The giant Jack O 'Legs lived a very long time ago in a cave, in the middle of Weston Wood. Jack was famous for both his size and for his steady skill with a bow and arrow. It was said, he could shoot a straight arrow for three miles! Some said he could take down a bird at half a mile.