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Nature Reserve:Lancot Meadow - Nature Reserve at Dunstable

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Cottage Bottom Fields

Cottage Bottom Fields


Lancot Meadow provides a haven for local wildlife. This site has a nationally rare plant, the great pignut, growing amongst other plants with wonderful names like lady's bedstraw and yellow rattle. The trees and plants support many insects and birds as well as butterflies and small mammals. The meadow is used by badgers from a local sett. (Natural Interest)

Start Point: From Badgergate housing estate off the Totternhoe Road. Start Nat GR: TL024498

How to get there by car/parking: Lancot Meadow is situated to the west of Dunstable Town Centre along the B489 towards Tring. Take the Totternhoe Road out of Dunstable and the Badgergate housing development will be found on your right. Parking is not available at the reserve: access is on foot only through the Badgergate development.