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Hawkenbury Meadow

4ac/1.5ha  LNR

Grid ref: TL 434 088

Updated 31/12/2023.

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A strip of flower-rich grassland alongside Parndon Brook in Great Parndon, Harlow, bounded by mature woodland. It has yellow rattle, common spotted orchid, wild carrot and grass vetchling. There are plenty of butterflies in summer, including the brown argus.


Accessed from Paycock Road in the west of Harlow, near to the junction with Katherine's Way (A1169).

Accessible at all times.

June and July for wild flowers and butterflies.

© Glyn Baker