The rough grassland on this site is of compacted clay soil and therefore there are a limited number of wild flowers present. The overall structure of the grassland area and surrounding habitats sustain a good range of wildlife species. This type of grassland provides an essential resource and refuge small mammals, birds, reptile’s amphibians and invertebrates.
The trees hedgerows and scrub provide a varied habitat for birds, for roosting, nesting, cover and food, and provide protection for small mammals and invertebrates. Thick established hedgerows, such as those found on the boundary o f the grassland, and mature trees are necessary for a large number of species.