Our Reserves
Kenn Moor

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Kenn Moor Reserve comprises two fields. The smaller of the two was sown with wild flower seed. The larger field is used for rough grazing and is wet, attracting overwintering birds such as Snipe and other waders.

Kenn Moor

GRID REFERENCE: ST 427665 (small field), ST 428664 (large field)


SIZE:
Small field 0.15 ha, Large field 1.57 ha


PREVIOUS OWNER:
Mrs Butler and Mrs Crocker


WHEN PURCHASED:
December 2006


PURCHASE PRICE:
£42,700


HOW FUNDED:
Local residents' donations & YACWAG funds

HABITAT CREATION: Natural England & North Somerset Council

SPECIAL WILDLIFE:

Stonechats breed here. The fields are left undisturbed. YACWAG’s only record of a Great Crested Newt is from Kenn Moor Reserve.


PUBLIC ACCESS:

Visual access to the fields is available at all times via a public footpath on adjacent land to the north, and also from Kenn Moor Road and the railway.  The fields may also be visited by arrangement with YACWAG for educational, survey and monitoring purposes.

A pole box erected by YACWAG is used by roosting barn owls, which feed on small mammals in the field.

In 2016 YACWAG laid the hedge at the northern edge
of the reserve, opening up new views.
James Field and Tony Moulin
take a look at the rushy pasture.

Location

Kenn Moor

Yatton

North Somerset

Note: the fields mentioned above are in this vicinity