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Skaters' Meadow

A wet meadow home to a high diversity of flowers

Skaters' Meadow is a wet field and has a highly diverse flora. In spring, a blaze of yellow can be seen as large blossoms of marsh-marigold appear along with the purple of marsh-orchids .

Skaters' meadow cannot be accessed on foot but can be seen from Grantchester Road.

Nearby nature reserves

Cherry Hinton Chalk Pits
3 miles - Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire
Beechwoods
3 miles - Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire
Fulbourn Fen
5 miles - Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

Nature reserve map

Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2012

Reserve information

Location
Cambridge centre
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
Map reference
TL 440 569
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Opening Times
Not open to the public but can be viewed from Granchester Meadows road.
Size
2.00 hectares
Status
County Wildlife Site
Walking information
Skaters' meadow cannot be accessed on foot but can be seen from Grantchester Meadows (road).
Parking
Park at the end of Granchester Meadows (road) opposite the meadow
Dogs
No dogs allowed
Grazing animals
yes
Reserve manager
Tel: 01954 713500
cambridgeshire@wildlifebcn.org