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Chalk grassland
Chalk grassland
Woodland with good views
Nestling within two sheltered valleys deep in the Chilterns in east Bucks, this wonderfully rich BBOWT nature reserve is made up of mixed woodlands and chalk grassland.
Woodland and grassland with views
Chalk grassland with excellent views
Chalk grassland and woodland
Chalk grassland, woodland and views
Woodland & grassland

A swathe of chalk grassland full of flowers and butterflies in summer, topped by a mature beech woodland

An historically important parkland in Tring.
A former chalk quarry which is now a nature reserve of lakes and meadows, notable for its birdlife. There are waymarked trails around the lakes, bird hides and a visitor information centre.
A small but varied area of old pits at the foot of the Chiltern escarpment, once worked for superior quality chalk.
Chalk grassland and woodland with ancient hill fort.
Chalk slope with woodland and grassland. Two Bronze Age burial mounds. Fine views over Vale of Aylesbury.
Woods and grassland with some rare plants. Beautiful views over the surrounding countryside.

Once the site of public executions, rare species of butterflies and flowers can be found on this common.

RSPB woodland reserve, bluebells in Spring and wildflower meadows in summer.
A nature reserve with chalk grassland, scrub and woodland. Lots of flowers and butterflies in the summer months. It is noted for orchids.
Open coniferous woodland on an ancient woodland site. Part of the wood is a nature reserve due to its herb-rich chalk grassland.
A large area of chalk grassland and woodland on top of the Chilterns escarpment with amazing views and archaeological features. Car park, picnic site, waymarked walks.
Chalk grassland with excellent views
A small woodland and grassland nature reserve with lovely views
A large reservoir surrounded by woodland and reedbeds. There are many interesting wetland-loving plants plus good numbers of breeding birds. Open to public along the perimeter path only.
Site of international importance offering 220 hectares of open space, most notable for its ancient woodland.
This 4.5 acre site is a mix of chalk grassland and scrub with a great variety of flora and fauna.
A varied nature reserve near Stokenchurch featuring woods and chalk grassland, rare plants and dormice
Beautiful woodland and chalk grassland nature reserve in a tranquil setting near Henley. Visitor Centre and walking trails.
This BBOWT reserve is a beautiful south facing, unimproved chalk downland hill with stunning views over the Thames and Goring Gap valley.

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