Countryside and nature reserves - Meadow Lane Nature Park

Record details

Site

Meadow Lane Nature Park

Overview

Meadow Lane Nature Park is located next to the River Thames, opposite Iffley Meadows and close to Longbridges and The Kidneys.

The 1.8ha site is a mix of open grassland flood plain, mature scrub and trees.

 

Location
Boundaries
How to get there

The entrance to the park is from Meadow Lane (South), OX4 4BL and is best accessed by foot or bicycle.

Parking is available off the northern stretch of Meadow Lane, behind the Sea Cadet Riverside Centre. 

History

Left as meadow as part of the Thames floodplain, the site is visited by locals and those looking for a tranquil spot to enjoy the riverside views.

Things to do

Walking
Take a stroll along the circular path, or extend your walk into the other meadows and nature parks, all within 10 minutes walk.

Picnic
Take in the riverside views or have a picnic.

Volunteering
We offer regular volunteering opportunities or working parties across Oxford. If you would like to find out more, visit our volunteering page. 

 

Biodiversity

The site is made up of open grassland with mature scrub and willows.

We continue to reduce the non-native snowberry that is found there.  

Bats have been seen using the area for feeding.