Windsor Hill SSSI

Windsor Hill SSSI

Windsor Hill (grid reference SP825027) is a Site of Special Scientific Interest in Buckinghamshire, England. It lies within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The site was notified as an SSSI in 1951. It is 61.8 hectares in area.

The site is featured in the Nature Conservation Review

The site is best known as one of three extant British locations for the Red Helleborine orchid, which is confined to a small section of the site; this section is managed as a nature reserve by the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust, and access to this area requires a permit.

The conspicuous knoll at the north-western extremity of the site is known as Kop Hill, whilst at the southern end of the site lies Pink Hill.

The Black Hedge is a hedgerow believed to be of Saxon origin, running along the base of Kop and Windsor Hills.

Read more about Windsor Hill SSSI:  Site Description

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