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Nature Reserves in
Dartmoor and North Wales

On this page (click to see) – National Nature Reserves (NNR’s), Local Nature Reserves (LNR’s) in Dartmoor and Devon

National Nature Reserves

Dawlish Warren NNR – “The NNR contains the full range of coastal habitats, from mudflats to sand dunes” 

Dendles Wood NNR – “Dendles Wood NNR is an area of upland oak-beech woodland located in a narrow gorge of the River Yealm. The woodland is rich in ferns, mosses and lichens”. 

Black-a-Tor Copse NNR – “Black-a-Tor Copse is an area of woodland, granite clitter (rocks) and moorland 380 metres above sea level. The reserve is one of Britain’s best examples of high altitude oak woodland and is nationally important for the variety of lichens and mosses that clothe the trees and rocks”. 

East Dartmoor NNR – “Yarner Wood, Trendlebere Down and the Bovey Valley Woodlands. Together they provide an excellent example of internationally important western oakwood with its associated bird and lower plant communities”.

Wistman’s Wood NNR – “Wistman’s Wood is a small upland oakwood in the valley of the West Dart River”. 

Local Nature Reserves

Aller Brook LNR – Newton Abbot – details from Natural England + download a leaflet from here  

Belvidere Meadows LNR – Exeter – details from Natural England – within Duryard Valley Park

Bircham Valley LNR – Plymouth – details from Natural England also see www.plymouth.gov.uk

Bovey Heathfield LNR –  – details from Natural England also see www.devonwildlifetrust.org

Budshead Wood LNR – Plymouth – details from Natural England also see www.plymouth.gov.uk

Cann Woods LNR – Plymouth – details from Natural England also see www.plymouth.gov.uk

Decoy Country Park – Newton Abbot – details from Natural England also see www.teignbridge.gov.uk

Exmouth LNR – details from Natural England also see www.eastdevon.gov.uk

Forder Valley LNR – details from Natural England also see www.plymouth.gov.uk

Hackney Marshes LNR  – details from Natural England

Jetty Marsh LNR – details from Natural England

Lopwell Dam LNR – details from Natural England also see www.swlakestrust.org.uk

Occombe Valley Woods LNR – details from Natural England also see www.countryside-trust.org.uk

Roadford Lake LNR – details from Natural England also see www.swlakestrust.org.uk

Stover LNR – details from Natural England also see www.devon.gov.uk

 

More information on nature reservs in the area available from www.devonwildlifetrust.org

www.countryside-trust.org.uk and Natural England

 

 

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