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Hookheath Meadows

Rare example of lowland pasture comprising 7 meadows and adjoining semi-natural ancient woodland and alder carr.

A series of interlinking species rich meadows surrounded by semi natural ancient woodland and alder carr. Good numbers of marsh orchids can be found on the site along with other species such as pepper saxifrage. Site is rich in invertebrate life including the golden ringed dragonfly, silver wash fritillary butterfly and wasp spider.

 

Nearby nature reserves

Farlington Marshes
3 miles - Hampshire and IOW Wildlife Trust
Pewit Island
3 miles - Hampshire and IOW Wildlife Trust
Southmoor
4 miles - Hampshire and IOW Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Location
Southwick Estate
Southwick
Hampshire
Map reference
SU 647 078
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Opening Times
NO PUBLIC ACCESS
Size
13.00 hectares
Access
Permit required

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Dogs
No dogs allowed
Grazing animals
no
Reserve manager
Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01489 774400
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