Getting around

The reserve is situated two miles west of Midhurst, there is a large car park on the Elsted Road just off the A272.

The reserve is fairly flat but can be muddy in winter. There are no stiles, but there are many gates to allow entry into the grazing areas.

nightjar / Paul Stevens

Current volunteering opportunities

News from Iping and Stedham Commons

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