Know before you go
Entry feeAccess by permit only
Parking informationThere is no parking but cars can be parked alongside the road
Access by permit only. Please take care to avoid trampling the hay crop or disturbing the grazing cattle. Visitors are asked to take care in avoiding damage to the wildflowers during May and June.
Access by permit only and visitors are advised to take care and limit the disturbances to wildlife. Contact the Trust for more information.
When to visit
Opening timesAccess by permit only
Best time to visitApril to July. Seasonal highlights include wildflowers in Spring and Summer
About the reserve
This site is one of the best remaining neutral grasslands in the county. The dominant grasses are sweet vernal grass, red fescue and Yorkshire fog with patches of greater pond sedge. Characteristic flowering plants include great burnet, lady's smock and ragged robin. A good variety of breeding birds have been recorded here including snipe, lapwing and tawny owl.