A lovely expanse of grassland, Asham Meads harbours rare communities of national and local botanical gems, including maroon-flowered great burnet, meadow fox-tail grass and tubular water-dropwort…
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- Absolutely no fires or BBQs
- Park considerately
- Take your litter home with you
- Stick to paths
- Please keep your dog under close control (preferably on a lead) and pick up dog mess
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Avery's Pightle is one of Berkshire's few remaining unspoiled meadows. It is rich in insect life and nesting birds, and 137 species of plants have been recorded here.
Just outside Charlbury, Blenheim Farm is a peaceful haven, surrounded by hedgerows and scrubby woodland, delightful for walking and studying. The wooded areas provide perfect conditions for a…
Mysterious hidden valleys, sunny glades and patches of heathland, a natural playground for you to explore all year round.
Bucklebury Common is one of the largest commons in Berkshire and home to a rich variety of wildlife.
A lakeside sprinkled with wild flowers - a haven for birdwatchers with tufted duck, kingfisher and common tern.
This sloping old meadow dotted with large anthills has a variety of wild flowers and a wealth of insects.
An ancient landscape and a vital refuge for wading birds, Chimney Meadows is the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust's largest nature reserve in Oxfordshire.
A tranquil riverside marsh with great crested grebe, warblers and a colony of the nationally rare Desmoulin's whorl snail.
Nature reclaimed this worked-out chalk quarry and created an outstanding centre for wildlife, which gives nature-lovers of all ages easy access to an amazing range of wild plants and animals.