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Troopers Hill is a haven for wildlife in east Bristol only 3 miles from the City Centre.

Explore this website to find information about the reserve including its history and wildlife.

Visit Troopers Hill, come to one of our events; join one of our work parties or explore the hill yourself.

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Friends of Troopers Hill aim to:
- Provide a friendly community focus for people who care about Troopers Hill.
- Carry out practical conservation work to help look after Troopers Hill.
- Organise public events such as walks and talks.
- Work with Bristol Parks to make sure Troopers Hill is well looked after.


Our Newsletter "The Hill" - 2012 Events Programme - Contact Details
Interpretation Board - Site Information Leaflets - Bird's Eye View


The HillIf you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive our newsletter, "The Hill" which is produced four times a year, please send your name and address to . To save costs we prefer to use email, but we are also happy to deliver printed copies.

Friends of Troopers Hill do not charge membership fees. Anyone listed on the group's mailing list is considered to be a member. Our meetings and events are open to everyone with an interest in Troopers Hill or its surroundings. A copy of our constitution (as revised at the 2011 AGM) can be downloaded here: Friends of Troopers Hill Constitution.

A big thank you to Beeses Riverside Bar & Tea Gardens for their continuing support of Friends of Troopers Hill.

This year Beeses are donating money from sales of Beer Festival tickets and sales of 'Butcombe Hotdogs' throughout the year to Friends of Troopers Hill and Friends of Eastwood Farm.

Green Flag Troopers Hill Local Nature Reserve
Bristol's only Green Flag Nature Reserve
2011/12 Award makes 5 in a row - More here >>
RHS It's Your Neighbourhood - Level 4, Thriving - More here >>
Rob & Susan win Green Volunteer's Award - More here >>

Troopers Hill Local Nature Reserve is owned by Bristol City Council and managed by Bristol Parks in partnership with the Friends of Troopers Hill. Bristol Parks' Community Park Keeper, Julian is on site on an average of 2 days per week.

Troopers Hill LNR is one of the 'network' sites covered by the 'Wild City' project for which Bristol City Council have been awarded funding by English Nature and runs for 3 years from December 2010. See our Nature in the City page for more details.

Friends of Troopers Hill is an active member of the Bristol Parks Forum an umbrella organisation for community park groups and organisations in the city with an interest in their local parks and green spaces.

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