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The Countryside Services department  promotes nature conservation and enjoyment oft the natural environment in and around Oxford.


Activities and services:

A team of 4 rangers manage 900 acres of countryside in and around Oxford, including:

  • Shotover Country Park
  • Port Meadow (a 300 acre grazing common)
  • Twenty nature parks and reserves
  • several Sites of Specific Scientific Interest
  • a wide range of habitats and landscapes.


Geographic coverage:



Key contacts:

Anthony Roberts Tel: 01865 252900  Email: [email protected] Website:



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