13 acre site noted for its lizard and dragonfly populations. Pond rich with wildlife. In 1984 it was designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest by Natural England.
Apply for a fishing permit for this site.
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Types of habitat
- dry and humid heath
- wildlife pond
- fringing carr woodland
What to see
Heathland species including:
- Emperor moth
- mining bee
- parasitic sand wasp
- all 6 British reptiles
There is very limited parking on roads near this reserve.
Your dog must be on a short lead during bird breeding: 1 March to 31 July every year, and when livestock is near. Remember to keep your dog under close control and to pick up after it.
Page last updated: 23 October 2018