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Bincombe Beeches
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Somerset
Natural England
Regional Team:
South West
Year of Declaration: 2001
Declaring Authority: Crewkerne Town 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 442 100
Location: Wadham Park Housing Estate at Beechwood Drive, TA18 7BY
Owned by: Crewkerne TC
Managed by: Crewkerne TC
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Accessed from the Wadham Park Housing Estate at Beechwood Drive or there is a steep path leading directly from the town centre.
Visitor facilities: Interpretation Boards, Pathways.
What to see: The amount of flora, fungi and fauna provides visitors to this modest site with a surprisingly rich feast of nature.
Over thirty species have no difficulty in finding homes on the rewerve, including Blackbirds, Woodpeckers, Goldcrests and Jackdaws, with Buzzards often spotted soaring above. The song of the Blackcap is characteristic of Bincombe on a late spring morning.

Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Crewkerne Town Council
Tel - 01460 74001

Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search Bincombe Beeches Nature Reserve.

Last updated 14/02/13
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