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Meddon Green
LNR Type: Rural
County: Devon
Natural England
Regional Team:
South West
Year of Declaration: 2007
Declaring Authority: Torridge District 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: SS 277 177
Location: Meddon, near Bideford. EX39 6HD
Owned by: Hartland Parish Council
Managed by: Hartland Parish Council and North Devon AONB and Biosphere Service
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Meddon is approximately 13 miles west of Bideford; Meddon Green lies on the southwest side of the hamlet off the main A39.
Visitor facilities: Limited parking on roadside.
Path network.
Facilities in Meddon Village
What to see: The surrounding trees and scrub provide excellent foraging for many woodland birds. In the more open areas of the site the seed heads of plants such as Common Knapweed and Spear Thistle attract various species including Goldfinch. Snipe have also been seen feeding in the boggy areas.
The culm grassland is bordered on 3 sides by deciduous trees creating a varied mixed habitat. Within the site are species including Hazel, Grey Willow, Blackthorn and Hawthorn.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Volunteer through Biosphere Reserve
Tel: 01271 388647

Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Tom Hynes, Countryside Officer
North Devon AONB and Biosphere Service
Tel: 01237 423655
or try
Devon County Council
general enquiries please phone 0845 155 1015.
Website address and other links:
alternatively try ans search Nature reserves

Last updated 13/02/13
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