Roydon Woods nature reserve is an impressive patchwork of wildlife rich habitats, including grassy meadows and ancient copses of conifer and hazel. This nature reserve is beautiful all year round ? whenever you choose to visit, you?re sure to be absorbed by the magic of this enchanting ancient woodland.
A great many birds and mammals call Roydon Woods home, including great spotted woodpeckers, nuthatches, skylarks, badgers, voles, stoats and a great many more.
Amongst the dense blocks of woodland are rich floral carpets, which attract a host of beautiful moths and butterflies, including small pearl bordered fritillary. These woods are perfect for birders and wildlife enthusiasts, with a tranquillity and magnificence that will enchant even the most hardened city dweller.