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YACWAG's Stowey Reserve comprises two fields known as Middlemead and Westmead accessed off Stowey Road, Yatton.

GRID REFERENCE: Westmead ST 431662, Middlemead ST 430661



SIZE: Westmead 1.3 ha, Middlemead 1.36 ha



PREVIOUS OWNER: Paul Murch



WHEN PURCHASED: March 2006



PURCHASE PRICE: £25,000

Reserves > Stowey

Yellow loosestrife: one of the speciality wild flowers of the Stowey reserve.
Yellow loosestrife: one of the speciality wild flowers of the Stowey reserve.

FUNDERS: YANSEC, YACWAG funds, YACWAG member appeal, Yatton Parish Council,

Yeo Valley Lions, Bob Martin Ltd



SPECIAL WILDLIFE:

Roe deer, grass snakes, marsh marigolds, yellow loosestrife, ringlet butterflies. Moles use the fields.



PUBLIC ACCESS:

Stowey Reserve is used for educational visits by groups and the local school. Acess is through other owners’ land. Please get in touch if you would like to visit.


A pole box was put up and has been used by breeding barn owls.


Roe deer can sometimes be seen in all YACWAG’s fields, as they can hide in the long grass.
Roe deer can sometimes be seen in all YACWAG’s fields, as they can hide in the long grass.