Cherry Orchard Nature Reserve

Introduction

Cherry Orchard Nature Reserve

A former cherry orchard, now a small community nature reserve in the village of Littlebourne, with a range of newly created habitats. Public access by arrangement only (contact Littlebourne Parish Council 01227 721436 or 722132)

Key Habitats: Pond, meadows, woodland, hedgerow

Ownership/Management: Littlebourne Parish Council

Size: Less than one hectare

Facilities available at this site

  • Interpretation Panels
  • Education Pack

About the Site

This small site in the village of Littlebourne is a former cherry orchard. When the Parish Council took it on it was very overgrown. Much of the site was cleared, with some trees retained as a woodland area. In cleared areas a lot of new habitats have been created, including a pond, meadow, log piles and species rich hedgerow. It now attracts a lot of wildlife and is a very interesting site.

The site is not open to the public and can only be visited by arrangement with the Parish Council. It is regularly used by educational groups. Call 01227 721436 or 722132 to arrange a visit.

Visiting

Public access by arrangement only (contact Littlebourne Parish Council 01227 721436 or 722132)

Cherry Orchard Nature Reserve Photo Gallery

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