Hadfast Valley has areas of scrub, grassland and broadleaved woodland, providing a home to many bird species. During the summer, the reserve comes alive with the sound of migrating songbirds that breed here, attracted by the insects feeding on the rosebay willowherb.
Breeding songbirds in early summer, Fieldfare in winter, ,
Best time to visit?
Apr to Jul for breeding songbirds, Oct to Dec for winter birds, ,
In winter, large numbers of fieldfare flock to feed on the supply of hawthorn berries.
A circular path runs around the reserve.