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Oare Meadow

A meadow and low-lying bog

The reserve is fed by spring water, which supports a pond and adjacent low lying bog, where wetland species such as ragged-robin and yellow iris occur. The rest of the field supports a wide variety of meadow plants.

Species and habitats

Habitats
Ponds, Wetland
Species
Yellow Iris, Kingfisher, Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting

Nearby nature reserves

Oare Marshes
1 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust
South Swale
3 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust
Cromers Wood
6 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Location
On the edge of Oare village
Faversham
Kent
ME13 0QA
Map reference
TR 007628
Great for...
birdwatching
wildflowers
Best time to visit
Apr - Aug
Get directions
Find out here
Public transport
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
2.00 hectares
Status
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Access
YES. Wheelchair accessible. There are RADAR gates and slopes. The surface is slippery and boggy when wet.
Parking
In Oare Village
Dogs
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
Cattle
Reserve manager
Kevin Duvall
Tel: 01622 662012
info@kentwildlife.org.uk