Little Wittenham Nature Reserve

Little Wittenham Nature Reserve
Earth Trust
Little Wittenham
OX14 4QZ




01865 407792

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The Earth Trust manages over 300 hectares of beautiful South Oxfordshire countryside, including Little Wittenham Nature Reserve and Wittenham Clumps, a conservation farm, and a woodland dedicated to forestry research.

Come and explore our site... take a self-guided walk around the iconic Clumps with their magnificent views, go on a woodland adventure or attend one of our year-round events.

The Earth Trust also runs a popular education programme, with workshops and sessions available for school and community groups. Please get in touch or see our website for more information.

Venue Type:

Agricultural site, Environmental or ecological centre, Association or society, Heritage site, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

The nature reserve is open all the time.

Admission charges

The nature reserve is free to access.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Woodland adventure

Discover and Play: Forest School for All

  • 4 January 2015 10am-2pm

Forest School offers children hands-on learning experiences in a natural environment.
Free thanks to funding from Trust for Oxfordshire's Environment.
No need to book, just drop in. All ages welcome.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Free. Drop in, no need to book.


Winter fruit tree pruning with the Earth Trust

Winter Fruit Tree Pruning

  • 11 January 2015 10am-4pm

Expert Andy Howard will show you how to take care of your trees and get a bumper crop this year! Learn all aspects of pruning trees with hands-on experience in the Earth Trust's small orchard.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children


£30. Booking essential, please get in touch.

Hedgelaying with the Earth Trust

Introduction to Hedgelaying

  • 17 — 18 January 2015 9:30am-4pm

A very practical, hands on, two days learning to lay a Midlands style hedge. Learn about this traditional skill on the job! All specialist tools and equipment provided. 9.30am-4pm each day. Please get in touch to book, places are limited: 01865 407792 or

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children


£75 (discount for Earth Trust Friends) for two days


Star Walk with the Earth Trust

Star Walk

  • 30 January 2015 6-8pm

Join us for a starlit countryside walk with Dr Russell Layberry from ECI Oxford University. Don’t forget your flask of hot chocolate!

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


£5 adult, £2 child, FREE for Earth Trust Friends