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Pontesford and Earls Hill 

Pontesford and Earls Hill 

Pontesford and Earls Hill

Site owner: Shropshire Wildlife Trust
Distance from village/town (name) in km: Pontesbury 0.5km
Opening times: Always open, but car park is locked in the evenings
Access / Conditions: Good paths, can be muddy in sections, the path to the top of the hill is steep and strenuous.
Getting there: From the A488 on the north side of Pontesbury take the turning by Wynnstay Stores with a brown signpost to Earl’s Hill Nature Reserve. Continue along this lane for about 300 metres and then turn left into the reserve car park.
Parking: Car park (Grid Ref SJ408057)
Key species: White-letter Hairstreak, Grayling, Dark Green Fritillary, Purple Hairstreak
Best time to visit: July
Distance: 4km
Refreshments: The Nag’s Head pub is on the other side of the A488 towards Pontesbury

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