Bissoe Valley Nature Reserve

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Bissoe Nature Reserve, a former mining site and now a habitat of heathland, woodland and ponds, is a fine example of a land reclamation and restoration programme.

The 7.5 acre/3 hectare reserve was gifted to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust in 2000 by the former Carrick District Council.

Wildlife you are likely to see at Bissoe Valley: Dragonflies; Blue-tailed Damselflies; Snakes, Birds; Mammals; Butterflies including Graylings.

The reserve is adjacent to Point Mills Arsenic Refinery

There are many well-surfaced footpaths across the reserve. Most paths are accessible for pushchairs and wheelchair users.

Walking, cycling and horse riding are popular in the Bissoe Valley. The Mineral Tramways, Coast to Coast Trail passes through the north of BIssoe Valley.

Bissoe Valley Nature Reserve can be visited at any time of the year.

Car Parking is available close to the reserve.

Dogs are allowed.

Managed by Cornwall Wildlife Trust.

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Parish of Kea. Explorer 104. Grid reference SW 771413

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