Wiltshire Tourist Guide

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust Langford Lakes Nature Reserve - between Salisbury and Warminster

Duck Street
Steeple Langford
United Kingdom
+44(0)1722 792010
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No Dogs Allowed
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Langford Lakes nature reserve lies in the heart of the Wylye Valley in southern Wiltshire, halfway between Warminster and Salisbury.
The reserve has three lakes bordered by the River Wylye.

Ducks are present all the year round including Mallard, Tufted Duck and pochard. Winter migrants include widgeon, teal and goosander. Migrating birds including that rarity the osprey use the reserve as a stopping off point.

Over 150 bird species have been recorded. The River Wylye is an internationally important chalk stream with abundant wildlife. Water voles regularly use the river and lakes.

NO DOGS ARE ALLOWED ON THE RESERVE WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GUIDE DOGS and children must be supervised at all times. The water is deep and cold with sharp objects on the bottom

09:00 till dusk seven days a week throughout the year. The Visitor Centre and toilets are also open throughout the year.

For further information and location please click on 'Visit Webiste and View on Map buttons at the top of this page.

There is an hourly bus service X24 from Salisbury Mon.-Sat. please check times and the bus stop is only a short walk from the Reserve. The Wiltshire Cycleway and the National Byway network are close by. Please leave your cycle in the rack provided in the disabled car park.

If you would like to support the work of Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, you can do so by texting any amount between £1 to £10 to WILD12 to 70070. The Trust receives 100% of all text donations. All texts are free, with the exception of Virgin Media who charge your standard network rate.