Reed Bunting

Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

Quoit Heathland

Complex mosaics of wet and dry heath, scrub, bogs, grasslands and open water

Location

South of St Columb Major
Newquay
A static map of Quoit Heathland

Know before you go

Size
9 hectares

Grazing animals

No

Walking trails

Pedestrian access if difficult, the ground is wet and tussocky in places

Access

Access to this reserve can be difficult. Contact the Trust for further access information.

Dogs

Dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to August

About the reserve

Habitats on the site are quite typical of the Mid-Cornwall Moors; complex mosaics of wet and dry heath, scrub, bogs, grasslands and open water. Reed buntings breed in wetland areas in this reserve and evidence of otters has been seen. Bog myrtle is widespread here

Contact us

Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01872 273939