Langford Heathfield Nature Reserve
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,
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The nearest postcode is
- this will get you close to the reserve but you will need the grid reference for the exact location. TA21 0QZ
Photo: Langford Heathfield ©Nicky Saunter
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.
Best time to visit
By car, bike, foot, public transport
Open to the public year round
The Martlet Inn, Langford Budville, Wellington, TA21 0QZ
226 acres (91.6 ha.)
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.
Park in lay-bys on the Wiveliscombe Road, or Poleshill Lane, near information boards.
Dogs are welcome on leads.
Shetland ponies and sheep.
Tel: 01823 652400
Taunton Mid-Week Conservation Volunteers. Downloads
Download a nature trail guide
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