Green spaces

 

Jennycliff wildflower meadow

Type: Wildflower meadow

There are several areas of wildflower meadows which are located to the west of Stamford Lane and to the west and south-west of the Jennycliff car park on Staddon Lane

Ashery Woods and Warren Plantation (CWS)

Type: County wildlife site

Ashery Woods and Warren Plantation (CWS) comprise mixed broadleaved woodland with occasional conifer trees

Aylesbury Playing Fields

Aylesbury Playing Fields

Type: Wildflower meadow

The wildflower meadow can be found to the north of Aylesbury Playing Field, adjacent to Cann Woods Local Nature Reserve.

Aylesbury playing fields wildflower meadow

Type: Wildflower meadow

Aylesbury playing fields wildflower meadow can be found to the north of Aylesbury playing field, adjacent to Cann Woods Local Nature Reserve

Billacombe (Ecological SSSI)

Type: Sites of special scientific interest

Billacombe Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)

Billacombe Green wildflower meadow

Type: Wildflower meadow

Billacombe Green is a species-rich field of neutral grassland with the most abundant grass species being yellow oat-grass and red fescue with occasional cock's-foot and false oat-grass

Billacombe Railway (CWS)

Type: County wildlife site

Billacombe Railway (CWS) is located in the south east of Plymouth adjacent to the A379

Billacombe Road bee verge/wildflower meadow

Type: Wildflower meadow

Billacombe Road bee verge consists of low growing native plants such as red clover, lady's bedstraw and non-native annuals for a splash of colour

Bircham Valley (LNR)

Type: Local nature reserve

Bircham Valley is a Local Nature Reserve located in the north of Plymouth immediately south of Derriford Hospital.

Bircham Valley wildflower meadow

Type: Wildflower meadow

There are three of wild flower grassland areas within the Bircham Valley Local Nature Reserve

Blagdon's Meadow (CWS)

Type: County wildlife site

Blagdon's Meadow (CWS) is a 3.8 hectares site of reclaimed grassland located in the east of Plymouth between the Plym Estuary and Embankment Road

Blagdon's Meadow wildflower meadow

Type: Wildflower meadow

Blagdon's Meadow wildflower meadow is designated County Wildlife Site because of the presence of several Devon notable species.

Bond Street playing fields wildflower meadow

Type: Wildflower meadow

Bond Street playing fields wildflower meadow can be found to the north and south of the playing pitches

Brickfields Triangle wildflower meadow

Type: Wildflower meadow

A wildflower meadow has been created on an area which previously comprised amenity grassland

Budshead Wood (LNR)

Type: Local nature reserve

Budshead Wood is a Local Nature Reserve located in the north-west of Plymouth immediately east of Ernesettle and south of Tamerton Creek.

Cann Wood (LNR)

Type: Local nature reserve

Cann Wood is a Local Nature Reserve located in the north-west of Plymouth immediately north of Whitleigh and south of Tamerton Foliot.

Cann Wood wildflower meadow

Type: Wildflower meadow

One of the best wildflower grassland areas in the city located between Cann Wood Local Nature Reserve and Aylesbury Cresent Playing Pitches in Whitleigh.

Central Park wildflower meadow

Type: Wildflower meadow

 

    Coleman Drive open space wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The wildflower meadow can be accessed from a variety of locations, including the western end of Coleman Drive and from Goosewell Road

    Devil's Point (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Devil's Point (CWS) is located in the south west of Plymouth, on the coast at the south end of Durnford Street

    Devonport Park wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    A wildflower meadow area was created to the east and west of Park Avenue in Devonport Park

    Downfield Drive open space wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The wildflower meadow can be found to the south of Downfield Drive and is easily accessed by the footpath/cyclepath that runs along the southern edge of the houses

    Efford Marsh (LNR)

    Type: Local nature reserve

    Efford Marsh is a Local Nature Reserve located in the east of Plymouth between the A38 and Efford

    Efford Marsh wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The grasslands occupy the moderate slopes between the mature woodlands and the wetland habitats on this site

    Efford Valley wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    In 2011 a small area of wildflower meadow was created just off Severn Place

    Embankment Road bee verge/wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    In 2014 we created bee verges and pictorial meadows along this arterial route into the city

    Ernesettle Complex (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Ernesettle Complex (CWS) is located in the north west of Plymouth adjacent to the River Tamar with dramatic views

    Faraday Road (Geological SSSI)

    Type: Sites of special scientific interest

    Forder Valley (LNR)

    Type: Local nature reserve

    Forder Valley is a Local Nature Reserve in the northeast of Plymouth, next to the communities of Leigham, Estover and Eggbuckland

    Forder Valley wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    There are two semi-improved grassland areas within the reserve

    Frys Nursery (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Frys Nursery (CWS) is located in the east of Plymouth between the areas of Plymstock and Plympton

    Gdynia Way wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    Following road widening in 2012, the former railway embankment has been sown with wildflower seeds

    Ham Woods (LNR)

    Type: Local nature reserve

    Ham Woods is located just south of the A38, adjacent to the Burrington Industrial Estate and north of the areas of Ham and Pennycross

    Ham Woods wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    Neutral grasslands with a moderate botanical interest are located towards the centre of the reserve

    Hardwick Wood (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Hardwick Wood (CWS) is located in the east of Plymouth, just south of Plympton and north of the A38

    Hill Crest Drive wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The wildflowers can be found along the road verge and they create a burst of colour around the subway entrances

    Hoe and Madeira Road (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Plymouth Hoe and Madeira Road (CWS) is located on the seafront, just a five minute walk from the city centre

    Hooe Lake (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Hooe Lake (CWS) is located in the south east of Plymouth next to Radford Lake and Quarry

    Jennycliff (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Jennycliff (CWS) is located in the south of Plymouth and boasts breathtaking views of the city and Plymouth Sound

    Jigsaw gardens wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    Located between Drake's Circus, the University and the Plymouth Museum is a temporary pictorial meadow.

    Kings Tamerton Wood (LNR)

    Type: Local nature reserve

    Kings Tamerton Wood covers around eight hectares and is located in the west of Plymouth adjacent to the neighbourhood of Kings Tamerton.

    Kinterbury Creek (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Kinterbury Creek (CWS) is located in the west of Plymouth, between Barne Barton and St Budeaux on the Tamar Estuary.

    Lakeside Drive wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    Our apprentices planted the orchard in Lakeside Drive in February 2015

    Leigham Wood (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Leigham Wood (CWS) is located in the east of Plymouth just north of the Marsh Mills Retail Park

    Milford Lane and Budshead Road wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The wildflowers can be seen near the corner of MilfordLane/Budshead Road

    Mount Batten wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The wildflowers at Lawrence Road, Mount Batten can be seen on the steep bank to the north of Mount Batten Tower

    Mount Gould wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The project involved local schools and communities in conserving bees, butterflies, hoverflies and other pollinating insects.

    Mount Wise (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Mount Wise (CWS) is located in Devonport, overlooking the Hamoaze with fantastic views over to the Royal William Yard and Mount Edgcumbe

    Mount Wise (Geological SSSI)

    Type: Sites of special scientific interest

    Mount Wise Site of Special Scientific Interest

    Mount Wise wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    Mount Wise is designated as a County Wildlife Site because of the presence of limestone grassland and records of six Devon Notable plant species

    North Cross wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    We've transformed North Cross roundabout into a wildflower haven

    Novorossiysk Road bee verge/wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    These consist of low growing native plants such as red clover and lady's bedstraw and non-native annuals for a splash of colour

    Plym Estuary (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Plym Estuary (CWS) is located in the east of Plymouth with the A374 Embankment Road running along its western side

    Plym Valley Woods (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Plym Valley Woods (CWS) is located in the east of Plymouth between the areas of Leigham and Plympton

    Plymbridge Lane and Estover Road (Ecological SSSI)

    Type: Sites of special scientific interest

    Plymbridge Lane and Estover Road Site of Special Scientific Interest

    Plymouth Sound, shores and cliffs (Geological SSSI)

    Type: Sites of special scientific interest

    Plymouth Sound, Shores and Cliffs Site of Special Scientific Interest

    Plympton Pathfields wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    Wild flower seeds were sown in April 2014 to create the Plympton St Maurice Civic Association's Community Wildflower Meadow

    Pomphlett Plantation (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Pomphlett Plantation (CWS) is located in the south east of Plymouth on the edge of Plymstock, north of the A379

    Pomphlett Roundabout wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The wildflowers can be seen to the west of Pomphlett Road, next to the Rhino sculpture

    Radford Lake (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Radford Lake (CWS) is located in the south east of Plymouth next to Hooe Lake and Radford Park

    Radford Quarry (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Radford Quarry (CWS) is located in the south east of Plymouth next to Radford Lake

    Radford Woods (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Radford Woods (CWS) covers 38 hectares and is located in the south-east of Plymouth and is a place where you can relax, walk, play and explore nature

    Radford Woods (LNR)

    Type: Local nature reserve

    Radford Woods covers 40.2 hectares and is located in the south-east of Plymouth and is a place where you can relax, walk, play and explore nature.

    Richmond Walk (Geological SSSI)

    Type: Sites of special scientific interest

    Richmond Walk Site of Special Scientific Interest

    Saltram Estate (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Saltram Estate (CWS) is located in the east of Plymouth adjacent to Plym Estuary

    Saltram wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The National Trust created a wildflower meadow over three fields on their Saltram Estate in 2011

    Southway Valley (LNR)

    Type: Local nature reserve

    Southway Valley

    Southway Wood (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Southway Wood (CWS) is located in the north of Plymouth just of the A386 Tavistock Road

    St Budeaux (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    St Budeaux (CWS) is located within the roadside grass verge on the eastbound carriageway of the A38 Plymouth Parkway, near St Budeaux

    St Budeaux bypass wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    As part of the Grow West project, wild flower seeds were planted in early April 2014 along this busy road when entering the city from Cornwall

    Staddiscombe playing fields wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    Wildflower meadows surround the playing pitches and clubhouse at Staddiscombe, just off Staddiscombe Road

    Stonehouse Creek wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    Stonehouse wildflower meadow was created in October 2012 with the addition of 600 wildflower plug plants with help from a local school

    Tamar-Tavy Estuary (Ecological SSSI)

    Type: Sites of special scientific interest

    Tamar-Tavy Estuary Site of Special Scientific Interest

    Tavistock Road bee verge/wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    We've created bee verges and pictorial meadows along this arterial route into the city

    Trefusis Park wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    Wildflowers can be seen on a steep bank to the east of Trefusis Park

    Truro Drive open space wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The wildflower meadow at Truro Drive Open Space can be seen either side of the path running through the site

    Wadlands wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    This site is a beautiful little corner of quiet in the community of Tamerton Foliot, overlooked by the parish church and just off Church Lane and Tamerton Foliot Road

    Wallsend Industrial Estate (Geological SSSI)

    Type: Sites of special scientific interest

    Wallsend Industrial Estate Site of Special Scientific Interest

    Warren Point (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Warren Point (CWS) is located in the north west of Plymouth adjacent to the River Tamar

    Western King (Geological SSSI)

    Type: Sites of special scientific interest

    Western King Site of Special Scientific Interest

    Whitleigh wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    The site has been planted with 1800 wild flower plug plants and seeded with wildflower meadow mix

    Whitleigh Wood (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Whitleigh Wood (CWS) is a Local Nature Reserve located in the north of Plymouth immediately north of Whitleigh and south of Southway

    Whitleigh Wood (LNR)

    Type: Local nature reserve

    Whitleigh Wood is located in the north of Plymouth between the residential districts of Whitleigh, Southway and Tamerton Foliot.Woodland Trust

    Wixenford Quarry Marsh (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Wixenford Quarry Marsh (CWS) is located in the south east of Plymouth just off the A379 at Plymstock

    Wolverwood Lane wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    A section of the southern road verge along Wolverwood Lane is managed for wildflowers

    Woodford Wood (CWS)

    Type: County wildlife site

    Woodford Wood (CWS) is located in the east of Plymouth adjacent to Plym Valley Woods on the outskirts of Plympton

    Woodland Wood (LNR)

    Type: Local nature reserve

    Woodland Wood

    Woodland Wood wildflower meadow

    Type: Wildflower meadow

    An area of species-rich grassland is located next to the north-west of the reserve, just to the south of Canterbury Drive