Ubley Warren

A Somerset Willdlife Trust reserve, Mendip Hills


Owned by the Somerset Wildlife Trust. The landscape has been shaped by centuries of lead mining leaving worked out mineral veins or ‘rakes’ and uneven (‘gruffy’) ground.

Key Species

Butterflies: Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Dingy Skipper, Grizzled Skipper, Green Hairstreak, Dark Green Fritillary, Wall Brown


Walk leaflet

For further information about the walk, please download our walk leaflet.

Species you may see

Please check the flight times for any species you particularly want to see.  (species pages)

April & May

Dingy Skipper, Grizzled Skipper, Common Blue, Brown Argus

June & July

Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Marbled White, Common Blue, Brown Argus


Dark Green Fritillary, Ringlets, Meadow Brown, Gatekeeper


Red Admiral, Comma


Ubley Warren is close to the Charterhouse Outdoor Activity Centre and situated off a minor road that links the B3134 south of Blagdon with the B3371 northwest of Priddy.


There is parking for a few cars on the roadside at ST 503 554. Alternatively, you can park in the parking area down the lane beside Charterhouse Centre (ST 502 557). 

Public Transport

Nearest is: Bus 683 - run by CT Coaches (Tuesday only)

Keynsham - Chew Magna - Blagdon - Wells



Nearest villages: Cheddar & Blagdon

Toilets:  Burrington Combe (bottom - near lower cattle grid), Blagdon (next to village hall), Cheddar (Station Rd (by Tesco), Dags Hole (Gorge) and Cliff St carpark) 

Ubley Warren Gallery

These photos have been provided by our members during their visits to Ubley Warren

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