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Coppett Hill
LNR Type: Rural
County: Herefordshire
Natural England
Regional Team:
West Midlands
Year of Declaration: 2000
Declaring Authority: Herefordshire Unitary Authority
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: SO 573 175
Location: South of Goodrich Village, Herefordshire, HR9 6JF
Owned by: Coppett Hill Common Trust Ltd
Managed by: Coppett Hill Common Trust Ltd
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Coppett Hill is easily accessed from the A40 between Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. Follow the signs for Goodrich Castle with its car park and toilets HR9 6HY. Walk back through Goodrich following the signs to Welsh Bicknor. There is no parking on Coppett Hill and access is on foot only - no powered vehicles, horses* or mountain bikes.

Buses between Ross and Monmouth pass through Goodrich every two hours and from Ross to Coleford or Gloucester pass Kerne Bridge every hour. Download timetable for bus 34.

* see website at the bottom of this page for further details on access for horse riders.
Visitor facilities: Coppett (sometimes 'Coppet') Hill Common is a Local Nature Reserve of over 100 hectares located in the parish of Goodrich near Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire. It is a mix of woodland and open hillside with a very wide range of flora and fauna. Permissive paths give access to the reserve as well as offering marvellous views stretching from the Brecon Beacons to Clee Hill and the Malverns. The Reserve lies within the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

What to see: Wooded habitat and open hillside. Good site for butterflies, birds and fungi
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Coppett Hill is a Charity which supports the Trust
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Friends of Coppett Hill, see the website link below or e-mail: to get involved in activities on the reserve.

Alternatively, refer to the 'contact us' section on the website link below.

Website address and other links:

Last Updated: 20/06/2013
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