Cowden Pound Pastures
Know before you go
Grazing animalsSheep and cows
Pedestrian access from Hartfield Road.
Not Wheelchair accessible. There is a stile, and livestock gates. The paths are steep, grassy, and muddy when wet. By arrangement with the Trust only.
When to visit
Opening timesOpen at all times
Best time to visitApril to August
About the reserve
A small secluded valley with marsh and neutral grassland and ancient woodland. The northern most field had abundant anthills and the middle field, in August, has one of the largest and most spectacular displays of devils-bit scabious in the county.