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Canon Tump Common

A triangular reserve containing mostly neutral grassland, bounded at the north and south by woodland.

 Peter Wyles

A roughly triangular shaped registered common in the foothills of the Black Mountains, this reserve consists mainly of grassland bounded on the north and south by woodland. Over 150 species of plants have been recorded here, among which cowslip, spotted orchid and cow-wheat are some of the most notable.



Species and habitats

Grassland, Woodland

Nearby nature reserves

Little Marises Meadow
0 miles - Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Cethins Meadow
0 miles - Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Crow Wood & Meadow
1 miles - Herefordshire Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

South-west of Crow Wood and Meadow reserve.
Michaelchurch Escley
Map reference
SO 327 345
Great for...
a family day out
Best time to visit
Apr - Aug
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Opening Times
Open at all times
3.75 hectares

Walking information
Parts of the reserve may be very wet, so waterproof footwear is advised.
There is room for 1-2 cars to park at the entrance
Dogs under effective control
Grazing animals
Sheep graze this site in late summer so please keeps dogs on leads.
Reserve manager
Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01432 356872