A fine example of oak woodland and hazel coppice with a very rich ground flora
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A reserve with a mix of different habitats, attracting a wide variety insects and birds
Happy Bottom Nature Reserve is a safe environment where wildlife can thrive, with a rich and varied history, spanning Roman roads, nearby ancient barrows, Victorian railways and 20th century…
A chalk grassland on a steep north facing slope
A peaceful woodland site once used as a place for reflection by monks from the Hillfield Friary
Two attractive areas of ancient woodland, including a small flower-rich meadow at Adam's Green
An internationally important area of dry & wet lowland heathland & woodland
A mixture of mature woodland, offering superb views of South Somerset
Ancient and regenerating woodland over former clay mining, dating back to Roman times
Site of former stone quarries abandoned 100 years ago.