Please note that Lielowan is situated on a very fast road with soft verges. There is currently no safe place to park at the roadside.
Lielowan Meadow is a small, species-rich meadow where low intensity management over the last 100 years has encouraged grassland and wetland to flourish. The grassland has over 120 species, including salad burnet and pale sedge.
- Wildflower meadow
Best time to visit?
- May to Aug for wildflowers
- Summer for butterflies
Fen plants, such as marsh marigold and water avens, thrive in the marshy ground, and reed buntings and snipe nest on the reserve.
For more local reserve information, visit the Fife Members’ Centre website.