Permit only reserves

Permit only reserves

Marbled white butterfly on knapweed by Philip Precey

Discover these hidden gems

Visitors are welcome at these sites but require a permit. 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.

Windsor Hill, Bucks

Windsor Hill

Windsor Hill by Jim Asher

Classic 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, Oxon

Swains Wood

Swains Wood by Jim Asher

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

Nearest town: Watlington

Look out for:
Cowslips and primroses
Wild orchids
Chiltern and autumn gentians


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