North Meadow Closure Extended to 16th May

Natural England have extended the closure of North Meadow until 16th May. Ground conditions are still very soft putting the meadow at risk of compaction damage. River levels are dropping and the meadow will dry over the next 3 weeks if the current forecast of limited rain remains unchanged.

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North Meadow Closed Until 2nd May

Natural England have extended the closure of North Meadow until 2nd May. River levels are dropping and the meadow will dry over the next 2 weeks if the current forecast of limited rain remains unchanged.

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North Meadow Closed

Red Crested Pochard
North Meadow Entrance 4th April
North Meadow Entrance 4th April
North Meadow is closed
North Meadow is closed

North Meadow is still saturated and has been closed by Natural England until the 18th April to protect the grassland. It will be reopened as soon as conditions permit. There may still be an opportunity to see the fritillaries if we have a period of dry weather.

Rainfall over the winter months from 1st Sept 2023 to 31st March 2024 has been 51% above average over the last 10 years.

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