Know before you go
The South West Coast Path crosses the upper side of the reserve and a path this is uneven and can be muddy, drops down to Ropehaven Steps
Footpaths around the reserve but the terrain can be very difficult. Contact the Trust for further access information.
When to visit
Opening timesOpen at all times
Best time to visitApril to August
About the reserve
This reserve stretches from the high tide line to the coastal path and has a range of habitats, including coastal woodland. Bird species include the fulmar, who lay their eggs on rocky cliff ledges. House martins are also seen here, feeding high above the cliffs. Several interesting geological features are seen here, inclduing old slate workings and thin bands of limestone, an uncommon rock in Cornwall