Know before you go
Stout, waterproof footwear is recommended as the ground can be uneven and wet
Please note that the public footpath at this reserve is temporarily shut.
Public footpaths around the reserve. Terrain can be muddy and difficult at points. Good footwear is recommended.
When to visit
Opening timesOpen at all times
Best time to visitApril to August
About the reserve
Once used to flavour beer, bog myrtle is in abundance at this heathland reserve. St John's Wort can also be seen here as well as Royal Fern. The site was once used in lead ore mining and the original engine house is still visible