Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve

Hampshire  >  United Kingdom

Reserve of 369 acres and part of the Meon Valley with scrapes, river, sea front & 7 hides

Added* by Tony Gray
Most recent update 24 October 2023


The Reserve covers 369 acres of the Meon Valley, encompassing a mosaic of natural habitats. River, fen, pools, reedbed and meadow are carefully managed, giving protection to a range of special wildlife.

Water Vole were re-introduced in 2013 and Ratty can now frequently be seen in the canal and ditches on the Reserve. There is an onsite cafe, with hot meals & drinks well worth a visit



Opening times daily 9am to 4pm. Free car park with 100 meters or park along the sea wall. Click on the P in the map for directions. Entrance fee: £ 6,50 (2023)

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland , Lake , Beach , Scattered trees and bushes , Grassland , Moors/heathland , River , Sea , Reedbeds


Flat , Sandy

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter , Summer , Spring migration , Spring , Autumn


Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform



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