Melwood Local Nature Reserve

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Type Local Nature Reserve
Location Meldreth, Cambridgeshire, England
OS grid TL 378 459
Area 0.6 hectares
Managed by Melwood Conservation Group

Melwood is a 0.6 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Meldreth in Cambridgeshire, England. It is owned by Cambridgeshire County Council and managed by the Melwood Conservation Group.[1][2]

This is a woodland site next to the River Mel, with trees such as ash, hawthorn, sycamore, beech and silver birch. Ground flora include dog violet and cow parsley, while traveller's joy provides food for moths. Tawny owls and pipistrelle bats roost on ivy.[3]

There is access by a footpath from Flambards Close.


  1. ^ "Melwood". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Map of Melwood". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Local nature reserves : Melwood". Cambridgeshire County Council. Archived from the original on 23 July 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2016.

External links

  • Melwood Conservation Group website

Coordinates: 52°05′42″N 0°00′40″E / 52.095°N 0.011°E / 52.095; 0.011

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