Marsh Marigold credit. Zsuzsanna Bird

Skaters' Meadow

A wet meadow home to a high diversity of flowers

Location

Grantchester Meadows
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
Cambridge

OS Map Reference

TL 440 569
A static map of Skaters' Meadow

Know before you go

Size
2 hectares

Entry fee

No

Grazing animals

Yes

Walking trails

Skaters' meadow cannot be accessed on foot but can be seen from Grantchester Meadows Road

Access

Not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs 

Dogs

No dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Not open to the public but can be viewed from Granchester Meadows road.

Best time to visit

spring and summer

About the reserve

Skaters' Meadow is a wet field and has a highly diverse flora. In spring, a blaze of yellow can be seen as large blossoms of marsh-marigold appear along with the purple of marsh-orchids.

Please note: Skaters' meadow cannot be accessed on foot but can be seen from Grantchester Road.   

Contact us

Contact number: 01954 713500

Environmental designation

County Wildlife Site