Here you will see some of the best displays of dragonflies and damselflies in Berkshire, including the downy emerald dragonfly and the rare small red damselfly, as well as wild flowers and birds…
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 fascinating mosaic of fossil-rich cliffs, fenland with ponds and streams, grassland, scrub and woodland set in an old quarry.
Hitchcopse Pit is an old sandpit with a fascinating array of plant and insect life.
Renowned for its Jurassic fossil interest, this former railway cutting is also a wildlife gem for birds, butterflies and flowers.
A fenland wilderness rich in botanical gems, moths and dragonflies.
Everyone can escape the busy-ness of life by exploring the network of paths across this beautiful and varied heathland.
A pond rich in wildlife in the middle of a piece of ancient Berkshire common, Sole Common Pond has a great variety of habitats for its size.