Welcome to

Withymead Nature Reserve

Withymead Nature Reserve is situated between Goring-on-Thames and South Stoke in Oxfordshire and is a hidden gem that appeals to naturalists, walkers, artists and families.

To contact Withymead:
Email: info@withymead.org
Tel: 01491 872265

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Click here for the Spring Newsletter

Withymead Study Centre Available For Hire.

Forest School Sessions Available.

Contact the Wardens for information.

We are Open Again !!

See below for our 2022 Open Days

Hear the Withymead Dawn Chorus


Withymead Nature Reserve

Leaflet Front Cover
Leaflet Map

Click on an image to download or print:-

  • Withymead Leaflet
  • Withymead Exploration Map

Withymead Nature Reserve, Little Meadow Nature Reserve and Tara's Piece are owned and managed by the Anne Carpmael Charitable Trust.

Little Meadow and Tara's Piece

In addition to the Withymead Nature Reserve the Anne Carpmael Charitable Trust also runs two smaller nature reserves in the local area: Little Meadow Nature Reserve, a mile to the south of Goring on the River Thames, and Tara's Piece, also bordering the river, which lies a 50m to the south of Withymead. Click on the following links to see more information on these reserves:


Please help us to maintain Withymead as a beautiful and tranquil haven for wildlife and for people to enjoy by making a donation.

Open Days 2022

(2pm to 5pm)
Entry free - donations welcome

Loddon Lilies

Sun 3rd April Loddon Lilies

Sun 10th April Loddon Lilies

Sun 17th April Loddon Lilies

Sun 24th April Loddon Lilies and Cream Teas

Sun 1st May Loddon Lilies

Sun 8th May Loddon Lilies

Sun 29th May Cream Teas

Sun 26th June Cream Teas

Sun 31st July Cream Teas

Sun 28th August Cream Teas

Private Bookings

Withymead is open for Private (ie non-commercial) Bookings at no charge on Fridays & Saturdays

Click here for information or to book your visit

Site Hire

Both the Main Reserve and the Study Centre are available to hire for exclusive use outside of the above times

Reserve Hire is £15.00 for the first hour and
£10.00 for all subsequent hours

Contact the wardens to hire the Main Reserve and/or for information about hiring the Study Centre

Tel: 01491 872265


Withymead 2007

The Study Centre is home to the Trust's educational programme

The centre hosts Training Courses and Events throughout the year, is home for the Loddon Lily Open Days and end of month cream teas

The Study Centre can be accessed from the car park and from the Bridleway.

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