A diverse woodland reserve that features a meadow dotted with ancient ant hills and a medieval fish pond.
During the Coronavirus epidemic, most of our sites remain open to the public.
Our hides have reopened – in line with Government guidance on enclosed spaces, all visitors are asked to wear a face mask unless exempt – our teams will be doing the same.
We ask that all visitors follow Government guidance to avoid contact with those you do not live with when visiting our sites. Remember to allow sufficient space for your fellow visitors where possible. You can find out more about our response to Coronavirus and how you can keep yourselves and others safe on our update page here.
Please take extra care not to disturb wildlife. Follow on-site signage and keep dogs under effective control. Never light a fire or BBQ, do not go swimming or boating, and take all your rubbish home with you.
Please follow Natural England's Countryside Code and Respect, Protect and Enjoy.
A small beech woodland set within the wider Therfield Heath landscape, this reserve attracts a variety of bird species.
This marvellous wildflower meadow is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and has been extended in 2018 thanks to a generous legacy.
A fantastic woodland for bluebells and wood anemones in the spring, and diverse fungi in the autumn.
An ancient woodland which provides good opportunities to see bluebells in the spring.
One of a very few patches of surviving heathland in Hertfordshire which supports a special mix of wildlife.
A small chalk grassland reserve on the scarp slope of the north-east Chilterns with wonderful views of the surrounding landscape.
This large expanse of water is a valuable refuge for waterfowl, including blacknecked grebe.
Hobbyhorse Wood is a mixed woodland – ancient woodland has been replanted with mixed species, mainly beech, hornbeam and oak with some conifers.
Hunsdon and Eastwick Meads are two of the finest surviving wetland meadows in Hertfordshire, managed in the same way for hundreds of years, where orchids and wildflowers thrive.