View across meadow with thick surrounding hedgerows

Crow Wood & Meadow Nature Reserve (c) HWT

Mostly ancient grassland, with some woodland, and a variety of wildlife and plant life.


Crow Wood & Meadow

OS Map Reference

SO 343 358
A static map of Crow Wood & Meadow

Know before you go

9 hectares

Grazing animals

The meadow is grazed from late summer onwards

Walking trails

Visitors are asked to keep to the side of the meadows when the hay crop is growing between May and August


There are no surfaced paths and no wheelchair access at this reserve.


No dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

Spring & Summer

About the reserve

  This reserve consists of ancient grassland with some wood pasture and coppice. Both meadows have flourishing populations of yellow rattle, wild daffodil and cowslip, as well as a variety of other species. In summer, there is an abundance of bees, hoverflies, grasshoppers, flower beetles, day-flying moths and butterflies.  

Contact us

Paul Ratcliffe
Contact number: 01432 356872
Wildflower meadow of yellow and white flowers with tall hedgerow in background and hills beyond

Davies Meadow Nature Reserve (Paul Lloyd)

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