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Lower East Lounston

A woodland reserve with a good range of breeding birds

This woodland supports a range of breeding birds, such as pied flycatcher, blackcap and a variety of other common species. Dormice, foxes and badgers are also present with a good range of woodland flowers, including bluebell, violet, primrose and early purple orchids

Species and habitats

Habitats
Meadow, Woodland
Species
Bluebell, Pied Flycatcher

Nearby nature reserves

Bovey Heathfield
2 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust
Emsworthy mire
3 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust
Little Bradley Ponds
3 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Location
5 miles north west of Newton Abbot
Newton Abbot
Devon
Map reference
SX 791 750
Best time to visit
Apr - Oct
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
2.50 hectares
Access
Wet, steep and rough paths. There is a steep initial slope into the reserve. The grassy areas are very wet and boggy in places. Contact the Trust for disabled access information
Walking information
There is a steep initial slope into the reserve. The grassy areas are very wet and boggy in places allow 20 minutes to walk around.
Parking
Very limited parking at the entrance to the reserve, on the grass verge
Dogs
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
no
Reserve manager
Devon Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01392 279244
contactus@devonwildlifetrust.org