Ubley Warren Nature Reserve

Public footpaths and with stiles and gates. Be aware of grazing animals and keep dogs on leads around livestock. Watch out for uneven ground and hidden mineshafts on Ubley Warren.

Technical sheet
No. 14026201
A Priddy walk posted on 27/08/21 by Somerset Wildlife Trust. Update : 27/08/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h15[?]
Distance Distance : 3.92km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 32m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 32m
Highest point Highest point : 270m
Lowest point Lowest point : 237m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Priddy
Starting point Starting point : N 51.298003° / W 2.710818°
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Description

(D/A) From the car park follow the track to the left of the interpretation board. Where it splits, follow the track to the right. Continue on the track for about half a mile until you get to the road.

(1) At the road, follow the track round to the right past Limekiln Cottages, and down the next track.

Follow the track to the farm and at the end of the track, follow the public footpath sign to the right to the kissing gate. Go through the gate and follow the path across the field to the stile.

(2) Go over the stile and enter Ubley Warren Nature Reserve. Follow the path along the fence line on the right.

(3) Where the path splits, turn left and follow the path across the reserve. At the ladder stile, climb over into the next field and follow the path straight ahead across the next section of the reserve.

(4) At the metal gate by the road, go through the kissing gate and turn right. Walk down the road to the gate signposted as a public footpath. Go through the gate and follow the path back to the car park.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 238m - Car park
1 : km 1.07 - alt. 267m - Road
2 : km 2.01 - alt. 259m - Ubley Warren Nature Reserve
3 : km 2.32 - alt. 250m - Splits
4 : km 3.16 - alt. 248m - Metal gate
D/A : km 3.92 - alt. 238m - Car park

Useful Information

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During the walk or to do/see around

Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary
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Meadow Saffron
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