ⓘ Yelden Meadows is a 2.8 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Yelden in Bedfordshire. It was notified under Section 28 of the Wildlife and C ..

                                     

ⓘ Yelden Meadows

Yelden Meadows is a 2.8 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Yelden in Bedfordshire. It was notified under Section 28 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, and the local planning authority is Bedford Borough Council.

The site is a rare example of neutral grassland on clay which has not been improved agriculturally. It is a flood meadow which has been maintained to provide hay with grazing during the winter, and it has a rich variety of plant species. The main grasses are meadow foxtail and rough meadow grass. Old hedgerows add to the diversity of habitats.

The site is private land and there is no public access.

                                     
  • PDF from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2015. Yelden Meadows citation PDF Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England