Know before you go
Some paths crossing the reserve may be suitable for wheelchair access. Off these paths, the surface can be potholed and uneven and some grassed slope will be slippery even in the dry. The area is dotted with mine shafts
Public footpaths around the reserve which are mostly accessible for all. Some of the terrain can be difficult, contact the Trust for disabled access information.
When to visit
Opening timesOpen at all times
Best time to visitApril to August
About the reserve
Sand dunes rise steeply from the beach at this reserve. The inland dunes have wider vegetation cover. The pyramidal orchid grows here, and glow worms and the silver-studded blue butterfly occurs here. The ruins of the National Explosives Works are highly visible here