5,558.26 ha (13,734.46 acres)

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The reserve has a comprehensive network of footpaths and boardwalks, winding its way through ancient broadleaved woodland, young plantation woodland, flower- rich grassland, wet meadow and scrub. There is a beautiful display of wild flowers in the spring, with species such as wild garlic, primrose, bluebell, wood sorrel and wood anemone. The reserve supports many different species of woodland birds, such as wood warbler, nuthatch, tree creeper, bullfinch, ravens, buzzards, kestrels, tawny owls and woodpeckers. A number of species of bat also live in the reserve, and if you are lucky you might encounter red squirrels, otters, stoats, weasels and water shrews