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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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Withymead Study Centre Available For Hire.

Forest School Sessions Available.

Contact the Wardens for information.

Hear the Withymead Dawn Chorus

Our general open days have now finished for the 2021 season

For out of season visits (see below) contact the wardens:-

Email: info@withymead.org

Tel: 01491 872265


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.

Out of Season Visits to Withymead


Our Wardens will be undertaking essential conservation tasks with volunteer groups thoroughout the Autumn and Winter months in order to maintain Withymead's key habitats.

You are welcome to visit the Reserve over the winter months subject to availablity. Our site hire charges for exclusive use will apply:-

£15.00 for the first hour

£10.00 for all subsequent hours


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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.

The Study Centre is available to hire - contact the Wardens for more information.

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