Berkshire Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust Chilterns Group

BBOWT Chilterns Group Contacts

General enquiries:
Mick Jones      01296 720623
Belinda Catton

Wendover Contact:
Richard Birch   
01296 624511

Local reserves open all year:

Aston Clinton Ragpits
A grassy former quarry. Visit in June and July for orchids and butterflies. Car parking location: map ref. SP 887107.
Volunteer Warden: Phil Townsend 01923 353410,


Bacombe Hill:
Beautiful views from chalk grassland and woods on the path up to Coombe Hill. Car parking location: Wendover Library
Volunteer Warden: Steve Keene 07544 576854,


College Lake
A wetland reserve with a 1.5 mile wildlife walk and visitor centre to enjoy at any time of the year.
Car park location HP23 5QG. College Lake Office. 
Visitor Centre


Signposted walks take you through woods and chalk grassland grazed by sheep, cattle and ponies. Visit at any time but take care on steep slopes. Car park location: HP23 6LB. Volunteer Warden: Mick Jones 07818 624092, Twitter: @MickJones9


Weston Turville Reservoir
A large reed-fringed lake with a bird hide, fens and woodland. Circular path 1.5 miles. Car parking location: lay-by in Worlds End Lane, map ref SP 857096.
Warden: Stacey Hewitt 01442 826774,


If you'd like to try your hand at some conservation work at a particular reserve, please contact name of person attached to that reserve.– no previous experience is needed.

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