Lawrence Weston Moor

Overview

  • Fields made up of wet and dry wildflower meadows. A variety of birds can also be found. Wellies are recommended except in very dry weather.
  • Opening hours: Open at all times
  • Admission is free.
  • Parking
  • No public toilet facilities. The nearest toilet is at Lawrence Weston Customer Service Point (Ridingleaze House).
  • The site is flat with no slopes or steps, although some of the meadows can become quite overgrown in summer.

How do I get there

The nature reserve is in Lawrence Weston, north west Bristol and can be found at the side of St. Bede’s secondary school.

Address
Lawrence Weston Moor nature reserve, Lawrence Weston Road, BS11 0XX.

Map
Google map of Lawrence Weston nature reserve

Community support

The Avon Wildlife Trust has an active volunteer group who gets involved with the maintenance of the site. 

History

Lawrence Weston Moor is one of the few remaining fragments of the marshes which used to stretch all the way from Blaise Castle to Avonmouth as part of the North Somerset Levels.

Awards

Site of Nature Conservation Interest.