Know before you go
Contact the Trust for access information.
When to visit
Opening timesOpen at all times
Best time to visitApril to July
About the reserve
This grassland reserve is very species-rich, characterised by common rather than rare species. One of the best known wildflowers, the buttercup, is abundant here. Two clovers are common here; the white clover and the red clover. Beales Meadow is an extremely good site for amateur naturalists wishing to see how Britain's lowlands would have appeared 50 to 100 years ago