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.
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
Exciting wildlife lies hidden in this small limestone valley leading into fascinating fenland and reedbeds.
The Loddon Nature Reserve's lake and shallow fringes create ideal conditions for wintering birds, such as gadwall, tufted duck, pochard and snipe.
Old 'ridge and furrow' meadows thick with wild flowers and grasses - a link to our natural and agricultural past.
A working farm run in harmony with wildlife - home to lowland farmland birds including corn bunting, yellowhammer and partridge.