Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve

Churchtown Farm Nature Reserve in Saltash, managed by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, is an important place for both people and wildlife. The Reserve has a wild variety of different wildlife habitats, mostly hay meadows with arable fields, woodland, wetland, scrub, rocky shoreline, mudflats and an extensive network of hedgerows.

Habitat type: Grassland, estuarine mudflats, wetland, woodland disused quarries, hedgerows
Size of reserve: 61 hectares / 150 acres
OS map number:108
Grid reference: SX 419 576 (down Wearde Road) or SX 417 582 (behind St Stephen's Church)
Best time to visit: Summer for butterflies and flowers

It's location on the edge of Saltash makes it an ideal place to escape for a bit of peace and quiet.

10 mins by car