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High up in the Chiltern hills, this wild and remote nature reserve is a perfect place for local nature lovers and families to visit all year round. From the flower-rich grasslands in the valley bottom to the impressive woodlands rising up the valley sides, the area is home to a huge variety of wildlife. The reserve is brimming with insect and plant life in spring, with orchids (notably fly and bird's nest orchids) being a particular specialty of the area. Autumn brings brilliant colours and a huge variety of interesting fungi to the woodlands, whilst a glorious serenity falls over the place in the winter.
The reserve also boasts an impressive selection of facilities and educational features such as bird hides, a visitor centre, wildlife explorer packs, a Nature Detectives Trail for children, seasonal guided walks and a resident warden who can answer any queries about the local flora and fauna. Additionally, sustainable firewood and charcoal is now available to buy at the reserve.
The reserve has it's own car park, although care should be taken when driving on the lane leading to it as the last mile is currently in very poor condition. The walking distance from the Ridgeway National Trail to Warburg Nature Reserve is approximately 3 miles.