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Oare Meadow Reserve

Oare Meadow Nature Reserve is in Oare village, located between the Oare Gunpowder Works and the head of Oare Creek.
Oare Meadow Nature Reserve

Ragged Robin Flower

Oare Meadow is a small reserve comprising about 5 acres of wet meadow.
The reserve is fed by spring water, which supports a pond and adjacent low lying bog, where wetland species such as ragged robin and yellow flag iris occur. The rest of the field supports a wide variety of meadow plants.

How to find Oare Meadow Nature Reserve

From Faversham go to Oare village and just past the head of Oare Creek, Oare Meadow is on the left hand side of the road opposite the Castle pub on the right.


Cars can be parked beside the tarmac road only a few yards from the reserve entrance.

Map of Oare Meadow Nature Reserve

Oare Meadow Nature Reserve Map
Image produced from the Ordnance Survey Get-a-map service.
Image reproduced with kind permission of
Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.