This reserve is home to the UK's first breeding pair of Night Heron on record- find out the full story here: www.somersetwildlife.org/Night_Heron.html
Picture taken by Graham Hall, Westhay Moor Reserve
Westhay Moor is a beautiful nature reserve to explore with its shimmering lakes and reed beds, birds singing and signs of life all around.
For more information on Westhay Moor please follow this link.
Please do not keep valuables in vehicles, and if possible remove parcel shelf in the boot to show that the vehicle is empty.
June 14th - Please be aware that parts of this reserve have limited shade, so now that it's getting hotter please ensure you take plenty of water with you and wear sufficient sun protection when visiting. Thank you.
Look out for the brown tourist signs (Westhay Moor NNR): From the Avalon Marshes Centre there is one just before the Godney right hand turn to Westhay Moor, one in Westhay village when coming from Meare village, and one in Westhay village when coming from the Avalon Marshes Centre.
By road: North of the village of Westhay. Turn off the B3151 to Westhay Moor Drove.
By bicycle:A National Cycle Network route runs along a disused railway line, just south of Westhay village.