The Sandy Banks Walk

The Sandy Banks Walk shown takes you through woodland and across several meadows. Friends of Rede Common implemented this walk so people new to the nature reserve could explore without getting lost. Check out our page on the walk to find out more.

Volunteer

I have been a volunteer on Rede Common for about ten years now and a lot has changed in that time. We do various tasks to keep the common in good order. Margaret our Site Manager tells us what jobs need to be done and we decide amongst ourselves what we want to tackle. If…

Wildlife on the Common

Our volunteer Rob Peters regularly visits the common to document and photograph the birds and other wildlife. You can see his weekly updates on our Facebook page. You do not need to be logged into Facebook to view our updates as they are ‘public’ but if you do use Facebook please like our page to…

What is a local nature reserve?

Local Nature Reserves (LNRs) are a statutory designation made under Section 21 of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 by principal local authorities. Parish and Town Councils can also declare LNRs but they must have the powers to do so delegated to them by a principal local authority. Local Nature Reserves…