Bramblefields LNR

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Bramblefields LNR

Laxton way, Cambridge CB4 1FL. (OS Explorer 209: 472606) View Multimap

Map of Barnwell East

How to get here


Entrances on Discovery Way, Pippin Drive, Laxton Way, Ribston Way and Long Reach Rd


Bus services in Cambridge


Turn off Green End Rd into Nuffield Rd at mini roundabout. Turn immeaditly right into Cam Causeway and bear left into Laxton Way. The entrance to the reserve is at the end of Laxton Way

Access Information

ParkingOn street parking in Laxton Way

Disabled Access Good access, flat terrain

Management Plans Gallery
Bramblefields provides an idyllic haven in the midst of a residential area. Along with its importance for birds, especially Song Thrushes, it is a brilliant site for families to visit. It is a place of discovery, with a mixture of grassland and scrub and also contains a pond in which newts, frogs and other pondlife can be spotted.

What to See When:


  • Frogs and Newts breeding in the pond
  • Song Thrushes and Warblers singing
  • Hawthorn Blossom


  • Dragonflies and Damselflies over the pond
  • Comma and Peacock butterflies
  • House Sparrow churping


  • Berries on Brambles and Hawthorns
  • A variety of birds feeding


  • Redwings and Fieldfares feeding
  • Scrub management

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