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.