Ardley Wood Quarry is a natural treasure trove in spring and summer with geological features and medieval earthworks. Warm and sheltered, the site is especially good for butterflies, and has…
Please note: during the Covid-19 pandemic, the majority of our reserves remain open for people to exercise while observing social distancing regulations. When visiting, please observe our guidelines to keep yourself, other people, and wildlife safe.
- 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
- Raise awareness and report bad behaviour
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…
A wonderful wildlife experience of chalkland flowers including greater butterfly-orchids and thousands of fragrant orchids.
A tranquil lowland meadow, good for summer butterflies and other insects, tucked between ancient woodland.
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.
An ancient chalk grassland site high on the Chilterns escarpment, with extensive views over Aylesbury Vale.
Traditional hay meadows from yesteryear, brimming with wild flowers and insects including green-winged orchids and forester moths.
Mysterious hidden valleys, sunny glades and patches of heathland, a natural playground for you to explore all year round.
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.