Zoo's wildlife etc in South Somerset
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Zoos & Wildlife Centres in South Somerset

Including Zoos, Wildlife Parks, Birdwatching & Rescue Centres







South Somerset Zoos and Wildlife Parks, Birdwatching, Rescue Centres

Fyne Court

Broomfield, Bridgwater, TA5 2EQ
Tel: 01823 451587 (Somerset Wildlife Trust)
E-mail: fynecourt@nationaltrust.org.uk    Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk


Fyne Court - Photo: Andrew Longton CCL

 

Nature reserve and visitor centre.

Formerly the pleasure grounds of the now partly demolished home of the pioneer electrician, Andrew Crosse (1784–1855), this nature reserve is the headquarters of the Somerset Wildlife Trust and a visitor centre for the Quantocks.

Discount National Trust Membership

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Aller and Beer Woods and Turn Hill

From High Ham village take Turnhill Road for 1km.
Tel: 01823 451587
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org     Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Birds, fungus, flowers & scenic views.

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Babcary Meadows

Park at Babcary village hall on North Street and walk down North Street to Hams Lane.
Tel: 01823 451587
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org     Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Babcary Meadows is a species rich, unimproved, neutral hay-meadow situated by the River Cary.

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Bishopswood Meadows

Parking for 2 cars, approx 250m west of Bishopswood Village Hall.
Walk north along track then footpath to site.
Tel: 01823 451587E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org
Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Species-rich limestone and marshy meadows beside River Yarty.

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Chard Reservoir

Oaklands Avenue, A30 Chard, Crewkerne Road
Tel: 01935 462462      Web: www.country-breaks.com

Winter wildfowl, Great Crested Grebes and woodland species. Wild flowers, trees, fungi, insects and butterflies.

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Collard Hill

Compton Dundon
Tel: 01934 844518     Web: www.southsomersetmuseums.org.uk

Unimproved grassland including rock rose and several species of orchid, Striped Grasshoppers can also be seen in Spring. See Britain's rarest butter fields, the large blue in June. Stunning views across the levels to the blackdow and Quantock hills.

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Dommett Wood

Tel: 01823 451587
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org     Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Mature beech woodland with small areas of heath.

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Dundon Beacon

Open access. Park at Dundon village, access from School Lane.
Tel: 01823 451587
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org     Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Flowers, fungus, butterflies and birds.

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Fivehead Arable Fields

Tonedale Mill, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 0AW
Tel: 01823 652400
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org     Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Flowers.

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Green Down

Somerset Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01823 451587
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org     Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Flowers and butterflies.

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Hardington Moor National Nature Reserve

Tel: 01733 455101    Fax: 01733 455103
E-mail: enquiries@english-nature.org.uk     Web: www.english-nature.org.uk

Wildflowers.

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Jan Hobbs

Tel: 01823 652400
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org     Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

County Wildlife Site within the Blackdown Hills.

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Moldrams Ground Local Nature Reserve

Tel: 01935 462991(24 hours)    Fax: 01935 434065
E-mail: tourism@southsomerset.gov.uk     Web: www.country-breaks.com

Woodland birds can be viewed from bird hide.

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Old Chard Canal

Tel: 01823 451587
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org      Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Flowers, birds and amphibians.

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Perry Mead

Tel: 01823 451587
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org      Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Flowers and amphibians.

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Prospect Fields

Somerset Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01823 451587
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org      Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Flowers and butterflies.

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West Sedgemoor RSPB Nature Reserve

Dewlands Farm, Red Hill, Nr Langport, Somerset, TA10 0PH
Tel: 01458 252820    Fax: 01458 252184
E-mail: sally.brown@rspb.org.uk     Web: www.rspb.org.uk

Grey herons, winter migrants, birds and mammals.

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West Coker Fen

Somerset Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01823 451587
E-mail: enquiries@somersetwildlife.org     Web: www.somersetwildlife.org

Flowers and amphibians.

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