Decoy Heath

This restored gravel pit is the best place in Berkshire for dragonflies and damselflies, such as the downy emerald dragonfly and rare small red damselfly. Other notable species recorded here include brilliant emerald dragonfly, yellow-winged darter, beautiful demoiselle and emerald damselfly. The reserve is also renowned for its mosses and lichens.

Opening times, entry costs, facilities and directions

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Image by Colin Pumfrett

Contact Information

Berkshire office and Woolley Firs Environmental Education Centre
Hasker House
Woolley Firs
Cherry Garden Lane

T: 01628 829574

Decoy Heath