Tag Archive for meadow creation

Engagement Event for Landowners between Coughton & Marstow

On the evening of the 8th October Herefordshire Meadows and Wye Valley National Landscape held an outreach event for local landowners at Goodrich Village Hall. This event was to promote a new funding opportunity offered by the National Grid’s Landscape Enhancement Initiative fund, for landowners within 3km of the high voltage power lines (see below map of project area). With… Read more →

A busy 2023 for Herefordshire Meadows

Herefordshire Meadows has had a busy year creating around 71ha of new species-rich grasslands at 24 sites across Herefordshire: 36.49ha of new species-rich grassland was created thanks our 2-year Botanica project funded by WWF & Airwick (a total of 63.5ha of species rich grassland created over 2022-2023). 18ha was created in North Herefordshire in partnership with Buglife, as part of… Read more →

Kingspan Meadow Restoration project launched

We are excited to announce that, thanks to a generous donation from the former Kingspan Insulation Community Trust, we are able to support meadow restoration works next year across North Herefordshire. The following threshold criteria apply to all proposed sites: Minimum area 1ha (2.5 acres)    2. Needs to be able to have a hay cut and aftermath grazing.  … Read more →

Open Meadow Event at Eardisley Castle

On June 18th 2023, a one hectare meadow, which forms part of the complex layout of Eardisley Castle, an Historic England scheduled ancient monument layout was opened to the public to raise money for the Hereford Choral Society.   The meadow was created in 2020 as part of the Pollinator Meadows Project, with the support of Herefordshire Meadows, Plantlife and… Read more →

More restoration sites in 2022!!










In 2022, we created and restored a further 27ha of species rich grassland across Herefordshire. It has been fantastic to be able to work with more farmers and landowners across the county to keep on adding dots to our restoration map.

Get the Marches Buzzing Project Launches

Herefordshire Meadows are very excited to announce that we will be partnering with Buglife on an ambitious, cross county project that seeks to restore 57 hectares of lowland heath and species-rich grassland across Shropshire and North Herefordshire in 2023. This project is added to the cohort of B-Lines projects running up and down the country, from Perthshire in Scotland down… Read more →