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Sheepwash Local Nature Reserve

Sheepwash Lane, TIPTON, West Midlands, DY4 7JB
Sheepwash Local Nature Reserve

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Sheepwash Local Nature Reserve is 39 hectares of young woodland, grassland, pools, streams and the River Tame linking the various habitats. It is reclaimed, former industrial land.

Several pools, including a balancing lake for the River Tame support waders and wildfowl. Maturing woodland, grassland, pools and marshes provide habitat for a variety of small mammals and amphibians. Locally rare plants such as snakeshead fritillary, cowslip and yellow bartsia have also been recorded.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Limited roadside parking is available on Sheepwash Lane and at Anne Close.

Public Transport Directions

74 and 42 bus stops are a 5-minute walk.

Check https://www.tfwm.org.uk/ for the latest local travel information.



  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access


  • Picnic Site

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking available

Provider Facilities

  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Group Friendly
  • Stargazer Friendly

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tel: 0121 569 3070

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Opening Times

1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

* The Reserve is open to the public at all times.

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