Elvetham Heath Nature Reserve

Elvetham Heath Nature Reserve

Duck feeding posterAbout Elvetham Heath Nature Reserve

The site covers approximately 26 hectares of public open space, consisting of heathland and woodland. Other attractions include a children’s play area, duck pond with picnic tables and an informal recreation ground with pine woodland. From July 2010 Elvetham Heath Local Nature Reserve and adjoining open spaces has been given a prestigious Green Flag Award.

The reserve has excellent pathways and board walks over the wet areas making access easy. All gates are suitable for wheelchairs, push-chairs and bicycles.

Parking is available at Elvetham Heath Community Centre, next to Morrisons.

All school and uniformed groups must contact the education ranger before their visit.

Please keep dogs under close control.

Want to get involved? There are exciting opportunities for getting involved at Elvetham Heath.

News and Updates

30/03/2020 - To preserve social distancing, we have for the time being closed the internal grazing areas at Elvetham Heath Nature Reserve. The wider nature reserve area, the pond, the surrounding open space and the cycle way remain open, as they are served by wide footpaths where people can readily pass whilst keeping good separation whereas within the internal grazing areas the footpaths are much narrower. To pass safely one has to step off the footpath onto wet ground and in doing so damage the protected areas.

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