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Dunsford nature reserve leaflet

Key Information

Grid reference/Postcode
SX 805 883 / EX6 7EG

E Dartmoor nr Dunsford Village


Wooded valley, rocky outcrops, river, bracken slopes and riverside glades.

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Riverside woodland with open glades. One of the finest displays of Spring daffodils in England

What to see

  • Daffodils (Spring)
  • Otters (all year)
  • Dippers (all year)
  • six species of fritillary butterfly (summer)
  • Woodpeckers (all year)
  • Fallow deer (autumn)

Set alongside the River Teign on the western edge of Dartmoor, Dunsford nature reserve offers wildlife and scenery so rich and varied that you will want to visit many times, and in every season.  Large areas of oak, woodland glades, bracken-covered valley slopes, exposed ricky outcrops and the River Teign itself supports an abundance of wildlife from butterfly to bluebells, fallow deer to pied flycatchers.

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