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Bissoe Valley

A former mine site, with newly planted woodland, ponds and regenerating heathland

Once a mine site, a restoration programme set up in 1986 has now made this reserve a fine example of creative conservation work. It has newly planted woodland, ponds and regenerating heathland. The scarce blue-tailed damselfly is found here, establishing new colonies and the grayling butterfly is one of the more distinctive butterflies here

Species and habitats

Habitats
Heathland, Woodland

Nearby nature reserves

Devichoys Wood
2 miles - Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Halbullock Moor
2 miles - Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Kennall Vale
3 miles - Cornwall Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Location
South of Truro
Truro
Cornwall
Map reference
SW 771 413
Best time to visit
Apr - Aug
Get directions
Find out here
Public transport
Plan your journey
Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
3.00 hectares
Access
Yes

Public footpaths around the reserve which are accessible for wheelchair and pushchairs.
Walking information
Some paths have shallow inclines but are generally well surfaced for easy walking
Parking
Parking is available nearby, just a short walk from the reserve
Dogs
Dogs allowed
Grazing animals
No
Reserve manager
Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01872 273939
info@cornwt.demon.co.uk

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