East Stoke Fen Reserve

East Stoke Fen - T BatesSize: 4.5ha.

Lies to the east of Wool in the River Frome floodplain.  The terrain ranges from reedmarsh & wet woodland to oak copse.  Reed fen is a declining habitat in the county, but one which has provided much information on the history of vegetation changes.

Wildlife interest:

  • Common reed dominates the reedbeds, providing good reed warbler territory.

Best time to visit:

Spring for the bluebells & early summer.

East Stoke reserveAccess:

Limited footpath access & very wet all year.


Map ref. SY 864865.  In Wool turn left after the station onto Bindon Lane.  Drive past Bindon Farm on the bend; access to the reserve is a mile further on the left via a public footpath.

East Stoke map


home  |  Living Landscapes  |  Living Seas  |  Jobs  |  e-news  |  Contact & Find Us 

www.intergage.co.uk | Web site Content Management