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Holt Copse & Joel Park
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Type Local Nature Reserve
Location Wokingham, Berkshire
OS grid SU 804 693
Area 5.3 hectares (13 acres)
Managed by Wokingham Town Council and Holt Copse Conservation Volunteers

Holt Copse & Joel Park is a 5.3-hectare (13-acre) Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in Wokingham in Berkshire. It is owned by Wokingham Town Council and managed by the council and Holt Copse Conservation Volunteers.

Geography and site

The total area of the park and copse is 9.3 hectares (23 acres) in size, with the LNR being 5.2 hectares (13 acres) of this area. Holt Copse is an ancient semi-natural woodland. The copse itself is 2.7 hectares (6.7 acres) in area.

Holt Copse lies on the geological change from Bagshot beds to London Clay.


Joel Park Bluebell Woodland
Holt Copse woodland with a Bluebell carpet

In 2002 the site was declared as a local nature reserve by Wokingham Borough Council.


The site has the following fauna:


  • Common noctule


  • Speckled wood


The site has the following flora:


  • Acer campestre
  • Corylus avellana
  • Ilex aquifolium
  • Quercus robur
  • Sorbus aucuparia