Pease Dean is a beautiful, ancient semi-natural woodland. Ferns, mosses and liverworts thrive in these wet, sheltered deans. In spring and summer, the woodland floor is cloaked with a bluebell, primrose and wood anemone blanket. Butterflies, including speckled wood, are drawn to these displays.
Woodland flowers, Breeding birds, Woodland walks,
Best time to visit?
Apr to Sept for bats, Apr to Jul for woodland flowers, ,
Treecreepers may be spotted crawling up tree trunks and during summer evenings bats may be seen hunting insects.
Part of the Southern Upland Way goes through the reserve. Click here to visit the Southern Upland Way website.