Gracious Pond

Raft spider

© Ross Hoddinott/2020VISION

Gracious Pond

No public access

A private reserve with areas of heathland and wet woodland that are a sanctuary for heathland wildlife.


Gracious Pond Road

OS Map Reference

SU 987 638
A static map of Gracious Pond

Know before you go

14 hectares

Parking information

No car park


No access without permission


No dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Closed - access by prior permission only

Best time to visit

Not applicable

About the reserve

Gracious pond is a private nature reserve situated alongside Chobham Common. As a closed site, it is a sanctuary for many heathland species including the amazing raft spider, which is able to walk on water!

Contact us

Contact number: 01483 795440
Contact email:

Environmental designation

Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)