Mowbray Fields Nature Reserve

Mowbray Fields is a local nature reserve situated immediately south of Didcot and north-west of East Hagbourne.  The reserve includes a small section of stream, a newly created wildflower meadow, part of a railway embankment and a fill pond. 

The council purchased the site in the 1980s and in 2000 it was declared as a Local Nature Reserve.

South Oxfordshire District Council and the Earth Trust This link will take you to an external website...  jointly manage the site. We have included an interpretation board with information about the reserve. Please take notice of the guidance on this board. If you have any questions about the site then contact the site warden on 01865 409410 or alternatively visit the Earth Trust Places This link will take you to an external website...  information pages.

Mowbray Fields 5 - year management plan

The council has prepared a 5 year management plan for the site which aims to safeguard, maintain and enhance the ecological interest, and at the same time ensure the continual public enjoyment and involvement in the site.  You can download a copy of the plan from Downloads section of this page.

For more information please contact the countryside team.


The Earth Trust organise a programme of events running throughout the year, some of which take place at Mowbray Fields. 


Volunteers play an important role in the management of the site, find out here how you can get involved.

Last reviewed: 19 - 07 - 2018

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