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Ropehaven Cliffs

A reserve that stretches from the high tide line to the coastal path, with a range of habitats

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

Species and habitats

Habitats
Woodland

Nearby nature reserves

Prideaux Wood
4 miles - Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Tywardreath Marsh
4 miles - Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Tresayes
6 miles - Cornwall Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Location
Ropehaven Cliffs
St Austell
Cornwall
Map reference
SX 033 489
Best time to visit
Apr - Aug
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
20.00 hectares
Access
No

Footpaths around the reserve but the terrain can be very difficult. Contact the Trust for further access information.
Walking information
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
Parking
yes
Dogs
Dogs allowed
Grazing animals
No
Reserve manager
Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01872 273939
sean.ohea@cornwallwildlifetrust.org.uk

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