Seasonal spectacles

Visit one of our nature reserves, and experience the wild wonder of our world.

With over 80 nature reserves, the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust can offer something for everyone. Go for a long walk through dappled woodlands, revel in gorgeous displays of spring flowers, catch a glimpse of rare birds and butterflies, or enjoy a family day out.

Spring in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.

After a long, dark winter, celebrate the arrival of spring with a walk through a Trust woodland to enjoy the spring flowers such as bluebells and wood anemones, accompanied by birdsong.

 Best bluebell woods
Spring birdsong
Other spring spectacles

Summer in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

What better way to enjoy a summer's day than in an ancient meadow full of wild flowers and shimmering butterflies, with a soundtrack of crickets and grasshoppers.

Best wildflower meadows
Best place to see orchids
Other summer spectacles

Autumn in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

You will find some of the most stunning displays of autumn colour on Trust nature reserves. Look more closely and you will also see hundreds of varieties of fascinating fungi from magpie inkcap to King Alfred's cakes.

Best places for an autumn woodland walk
Best places for fascinating fungi

All of the above woodlands plus:

Look out for our popular fungus forays where you can learn all about the different species of fungi.

Winter in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

On a crisp winter's day, wrap up warm and head to a Trust nature reserve. Some of our wetland sites are host to impressive numbers of overwintering birds and wildfowl. 

Overwintering birds and wildfowl
Winter wonderlands

Don't forget to feed your garden birds over the cold winter months.


It is only possible to manage our nature reserves and safeguard these beautiful displays of wildlife with the ongoing support of our members. Could you spare just £5 a month to help us protect wild places like these for the future?