Butcherlands

Reclaimed arable land under conversion back to woodland.

Our ambition here, has always been to create a type of wood pasture habitat through a combination of natural regeneration and low intensity cattle grazing. We are confident that this approach will develop a diverse and interesting landscape full of wildlife, which will both complement and merge into the existing wood pasture of Ebernoe Common.

Butcherlands Nature Reserve is free to visit, but we are only able to care for Butcherlands with the support we receive from our members. Please consider becoming a member today.

Postcode:
GU28 9LD
Grid ref:
SU 975278
Reserve size:
hectares

In this section

Reserve Profile

Dogs

What you might see

Getting around

Grazing

News

Ledermann trainees - our first month

Ledermann trainees - our first month

April has been the first month of Abi and Pip, new Lederman Trainee Rangers, living and working in East Sussex and they ‘are so happy to be here’. Find out what they’ve been getting up to.

Rewilding Butcherlands

Rewilding Butcherlands

Butcherlands is reclaimed arable land under conversion back to woodland. It is now a rich mosaic of grassland and scrub, home to Nightingales, Whitethroat and Wood White butterflies

Forest Copse Appeal: You did it!

Forest Copse Appeal: You did it!

A massive thank you to everyone who has supported our Forest Copse appeal. You have helped us raise £110,000 to buy three fields adjoining the northern edge of our Ebernoe Common nature reserve.

We are nearly there!

We are nearly there!

With your help, we’re now over three-quarters of the way towards the £110,000 needed to buy three fields adjoining the northern edge of our Ebernoe Common nature reserve.

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