A strip of woodland alongside the Webbern notable for its ferns, bryophyte and lichen flora

The strip of woodland alongside the River Webbern is dominated by sessile oak. Grey wagtail by Neil Bygrave

 

The woodlands are notable for their ferns, bryophyte and lichen flora and supports breeding birds such as pied flycatcher and wood warbler. Otters, Atlantic salmon, sea trout, dipper and grey wagtail are all known to use the river

Species and habitats

Habitats
Woodland
Species
Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Dog-violet

Nearby nature reserves

Dart Valley
2 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust
Emsworthy mire
3 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust
Higher Kiln Quarry
5 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust

Nature reserve map

Reserve information

Location
South west Dartmoor
Ashburton
Devon
Map reference
SX 718 719
Best time to visit
Jan - Dec
Get directions
Find out here
Public transport
Plan your journey
Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
37.00 hectares
Access
The terrain is rough and steep in places. Contact the Trust for disabled access information
Walking information
A walk through the reserve will take 2 hours
Dogs
Dogs allowed
Grazing animals
yes
Reserve manager
Devon Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01392 279244
contactus@devonwildlifetrust.org