Welcome to the Friends of Lye Valley

Lye Valley

We are a group of people who are working to protect and preserve this internationally-important site for wildlife in the Headington area.

People and wildlife come together
in new Wild Oxford project

Website of Dr Judy Webb,
Chairman of the Friends of Lye Valley

What would the world be, once bereft
Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left,
O let them be left, wildness and wet;
Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet.

Gerard Manley Hopkins, ‘Inversnaid’

Friends of Lye Valley, 2013–2014