Scrub with foxgloves and bracken

Canon Tump Common

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


South-west of Crow Wood and Meadow reserve.
Michaelchurch Escley

Michaelchurch Escley

OS Map Reference

SO 327 345
A static map of Canon Tump Common

Know before you go

4 hectares

Grazing animals

Sheep graze this site in late summer so please keeps dogs on leads.

Walking trails

Parts of the reserve may be very wet, so waterproof footwear is advised.


This reserve does not have wheelchair access.


Under effective control

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to August

About the reserve

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.    

Contact us

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01432 356872