Stirley Farm YWT


Site Description

Recorders: Toby Needs Walk Time Approx: 1 hour

Stirley,an abandoned dairy farm has been restored for wildlife but alos as a community farm. The grasslands are being restoring increasing the diversity of flowers, insects, birds and mammals.

Grassland grazed periodically by shorthorn cattle at low stocking density. Hay meadows cut late in the year to encourage wildflower growth. Unmanaged hedges consist primarily of hawthorn, oak and sycamore.

Results: 2019