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Vealand Farm

An exceptionally diverse area with a variety of habitats

This reserve lies on the Culm measures and is exceptionally diverse, due to the presernce of a variety of semi-natural and manmade habitats, grassland, scrub and open water. Various species grow in the Culm areas, with species such as purple moor grass and heath spotted orchid. The reserve supports marbles white and marsh fritillary butterflies and the five new ponds attract an impressive range of species of dragonfly and damselfly

Species and habitats

Habitats
Grassland
Species
Devil's-bit Scabious, Marbled White

Nearby nature reserves

Dunsdon
1 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust
Lower Lewdon
3 miles - Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Maer Lake
5 miles - Cornwall Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Location
Northwest of Holsworthy
Nr Holsworthy
Devon
EX227JY
Map reference
SS 288 068
Best time to visit
Apr - Sep
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
41.00 hectares
Access
Wet, rough terrain. Access for wheelchair users and pushchairs is restricted beyond the initial path. Please do not disturb the livestock in the fields. The grasslands and areas around the gates may be very muddy after wet weather, circular walk can include the old Bude Canal.
Walking information
Please do not disturb the livestock in the fields. The grasslands and areas around the gates may be very muddy after wet weather, circular walk can include the Bude Canal, allow 1 hour to explore.
Parking
Park beside the interpretation panel on the hard-standing area by the main farm track
Dogs
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
yes
Reserve manager
Devon Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01392 279244
contactus@devonwildlifetrust.org