Permit only reserves

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Discover these hidden gems

Visitor permits required 

Visitors are welcome at these sites. Please contact the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust on 01865 775476 or a few days before your planned visit to obtain a visitor permit. This is a requirement of our leasehold agreement. 

A map and further location details for these sites, together with parking and public transport information, will be sent out with the visitor permit.


Foxcote Reservoir

Foxcote Reservoir Nature ReserveEnjoy watching the comings and goings of migrating wildfowl in this quiet corner of Buckinghamshire.

Nearest town:

Look out for:

  • Aquatic plants and insects
  • Wintering wildfowl
  • Dragonflies and damselflies

Windsor Hill

Windsor Hill Nature ReserveClassic Chilterns reserve of beechwood and chalk grassland, home to butterflies and rare botanical species.

Nearest town:
Princes Risborough

Look out for:

  • Juniper bushes
  • Red kites
  • White and common blue butterflies

Swains Wood

Lying on both sides of a dry valley, this reserve is made of chalk grassland and scrub, flanked by woodland.

Nearest town:

Look out for:

  • Cowslips and primroses
  • Wild orchids
  • Chiltern and autumn gentians