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Five Acres Reserve

A small nature reserve by the Head Offices.

Location

Five Acres Reserve
Truro
Cornwall
Truro
Cornwall

OS Map Reference

SW793485
A static map of Five Acres Reserve

Know before you go

Size
6 hectares

Parking information

Parking just inside the entrance or alternatively in the triangle between B3284 and entrance to the reserve

Grazing animals

No

Walking trails

All paths suitable for wheelchair access

Access

Public footpaths around the reserve which are accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Dogs

No dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

Apr to Jul

About the reserve

This reserve is by the Head Offices, with mixed woodland, BBC Groundforce wildlife garden, bog garden and ponds. Three species of shrews have been found here, including common, water and pygymy. Palmate newts have been found at the ponds here.

Contact us

Marie Preece
Contact number: 01872 273939