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Stockwood Open Space
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Avon
Natural England
Regional Team:
South West
Year of Declaration: 1995
Declaring Authority: Bristol City Council
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: ST 625 693
Location: Stockwood Road, Bristol. BS14 8JN
Owned by: Bristol City Council
Managed by: Bristol City Council and Avon Wildlife Trust
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Travel to Stockwood, southeast Bristol. Turn onto Stockwood Road and travel past the shopping precinct heading north. When you reach a sharp left which continues to the Coots, park straight ahead of you at the end of Stockwood Road in the layby, and walk to the Pedestrian Entrance.
Visitor facilities: Wheelchair access and Cycle paths.
No public toilets nearest are at Brislington Park & Ride and Tesco.
What to see: Most of the reserve is old grassland and unploughed meadows on lime-rich clay soils. Cowslip, dyer's greenweed and bird's-foot trefoil provide splashes of yellow here in summer, and numerous butterflies include meadow brown, marbled white and large skipper.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Avon Wildlife Trust
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Avon Wildlife Trust
Phone 0117 9177270
or try
Bristol City Council
Tel 0117 922 3719
Sally Oldfield 0117 922 44 29
Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Stockwood Open Space Local Nature Reserve

Last updated 15/02/13
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