Lower East Lounston

Lower East Lounston. Photo, Simon Williams

A small woodland reserve with a beautiful display of spring woodland flowers

Location

5 miles north west of Newton Abbot

Newton Abbot
Devon

OS Map Reference

SX 791 750
A static map of Lower East Lounston

Know before you go

Size
3 hectares

Entry fee

No

Parking information

Very limited parking at the entrance to the reserve, on the grass verge

Grazing animals

No

Walking trails

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.

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

Dogs

On a lead

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to October

About the reserve

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.

Contact us

Devon Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01392 279244

Location map

The reserve entrance lies on the left about 300m before you reach Lounston itself, opposite a track entrance

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