Withymead Nature Reserve

A 22-acre estate bordering the Thames

This small Nature Reserve, part of THE ANNE CARPMAEL CHARITABLE TRUST, situated on the Ridgeway path between Goring and South Stoke, will be opening its grounds for visitors to come and see the large areas of Loddon Lily (Summer Snowflake) and all the wide variety of wildlife that reside on this riverside reserve.

Opening times during April and May, every Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am to 4pm. Refreshments (tea & cakes) will be available throughout the day. Visitors/Groups are welcome to visit mid-week but need to contact the warden on (01491) 872265 to arrange this. You may also phone for directions, or for more information check our webpage www.withymead.co.uk

Admission is free but donations to our charity are always welcome.

Being a wetland site waterproof footwear is advisable. Joyce & Brian Shaw (Wardens)

The photograph of the Green Veined White Butterfly on a Loddon Lily was taken by Geoff Brown.

 

HOW TO FIND US
From Goring –Take the B4009 towards Wallingford for one and quarter miles, turn left at the sign for the Leatherne Bottel/Goring Sailing Club. Follow the lane over the railway bridge and turn sharp right onto the road marked 'Private'. Follow the lane for quarter of a mile. Withymead stands in the trees on the left with the car park on the right.

From Wallingford/Crowmarsh – Take the B4009 towards Goring. Pass through the villages of North Stoke and South Stoke. When you see the sign for Goring and Leatherne Bottel (50 metres) turn right and follow the instructions above.

You may also phone for directions, or visit the reserve website: www.withymead.co.uk for more information.

 

 

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