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Langford Heathfield Nature Reserve

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There is much to explore at Langford Heathfield, Somerset Wildlife Trust’s second largest nature reserve, at 226 acres. It is the reserve’s varied landscape, which includes ancient woodland, heathland and ponds, that makes it home to such a variety of wildlife.

To find out what wildlife you might be able to see at Langford Heathfield, and for more information, click here.


Nearby nature reserves

swtflowerWesthay Moor

swtflowerThurlbear Wood

 

Seasonal highlights

Spring/Summer

Common lizard

Silver washed fritillary

Bog pimpernel

 

Autumn/Winter

Fly agaric fungus

Spindle berries

Tawny owl

 

All year-round

Mistle thrush

Marsh tit

 

 

View Langford Heathfield on Google maps

The nearest postcode is TA21 0QZ - this will get you close to the reserve but you will need the grid reference for the exact location.

Photo: Langford Heathfield ©Nicky Saunter

Reserve information

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Location

By road: The reserve is west of the village of Langford Budville, 1.9m (3 km) N-W of Wellington, on the road to Wiveliscombe.

By bicycle: A National Cycle Network route crosses the southern end of the reserve.

Grid Reference: ST 106 227.

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Best time to visit

Anytime

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Plan journey

By car, bike, foot, public transport

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Opening

Open to the public year round

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Nearest facilities

The Martlet Inn, Langford Budville, Wellington, TA21 0QZ

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Size

226 acres (91.6 ha.)

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Status

Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)

 
Access & safety

Download safety and access info. Please beware of electric fencing at the reserve which is used to contain the ponies.

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Parking

Park in lay-bys on the Wiveliscombe Road, or Poleshill Lane, near information boards.

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Dogs

Dogs are welcome on leads. More here

 
Grazing animals

Shetland ponies and sheep.

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Contact us

Tel: 01823 652400

 
Volunteering

Join the Taunton Mid-Week Conservation Volunteers.

Downloads

Download a nature trail guide

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