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Our woodland reserve

Briddlesford Woods is a large ancient, semi-natural woodland and is home to a diverse array of special wildlife including red squirrels, dormice and rare woodland bats. A particularly good time to visit is in early spring, when the woodland floor is a carpet of bluebells. Here we have a special woodland management plan that is helping nature to thrive. Learn more about Briddlesford Woods

Our orchard reserve

Rough Hill is a beautiful small, traditional orchard on the banks of the River Avon . It contains around 40 old apple trees, 65 young apples and 25 young plum trees and is a haven for insect life. In the most recent survey, 19 nationally scarce species were recorded, and four red data book listed species. It is also home to the harvest mouse, the great dodder (a parasitic plant) and the lesser horseshoe bat. We have transformed this special site from neglect to a working example of a well managed orchard and pasture. Learn more about Rough Hill

Visit us

Join us for at our unique reserves for a one day Wildlife Encounter or a professional training course. For our current dates and to book please visit our events pages.

Parts of both reserves are accessible via public footpaths if you wish to visit at your own leisure. Please contact us for further details.

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