Elvetham Heath

The site covers approximately 64 acres of public open space with excellent pathways and boardwalks

Buggy accessible
Wheelchair accessible
Picnic area
Surfaced paths
Cycle track


St Swithins Road, Fleet

Closest postcode: GU51 1HG

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Elvetham Heath nature reserve and adjoining open spaces have been given a prestigious Green Flag Award.

The site covers approximately 64 acres of public open space, consisting of heathland and woodland. Other attractions include:

  • a children’s play area
  • duck pond with picnic tables
  • an informal recreation ground with pine woodland
  • cycle tracks

The reserve has excellent pathways and boardwalks over the wet areas making access easy. All gates are suitable for wheelchairs, pushchairs and bicycles.

Please keep dogs under close control when in the gated areas during grazing times between March and mid-September.


Top 10 species found at Elvetham Heath: 

  • grass snake
  • slow worm
  • common lizard
  • smooth newt
  • round-leaved sundew
  • cross-leaved heath
  • dodder
  • bog myrtle
  • ruddy darter dragonfly
  • beautiful demoiselle damselfly

Cows return to Elvetham Heath

We're really excited to welcome Highland cattle and their calves back to Elvetham Heath to continue conservation grazing. The map shows the zones in which they will be grazing. The cattle are current grazing in zone 2. 

Please adhere to the signage on site and ensure:

  • all gates are closed
  • dogs are kept under close control
  • dog waste and litter are put in the bin
  • cattle are not fed or touched

Emergency cattle contact number: 07366 344176

Map of elvetham heath showing south and north grazing zones