A site for locals to enjoy a patch of nature with a good view of the Abbey across the River Anker.
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A fascinating nature reserve made up of wet heath pasture surrounded by birch woodland, scrub and tussocky grassland with three small basin mires.
Ancient oak woodland on the Quantock Hills rich in wild flowers in spring and early summer with a stream flowing along the valley bottom. A mini wilderness experience with the woodland floor…
Bees buzzing around sweet smelling purple spikes of heather, a green woodpecker 'yaffling' from the woodland edge, an adder shyly slithering into the undergrowth below prickly coconut-…
A series of shallow pools that are good for wildlife
Grazing marsh and ditches in a former floodplain important for birds and plants
A special reserve home to a rich variety of wildlife
This beautiful coastal reserve, also known as Annstead Links, is an excellent example of a mature sand dune system, which thanks to conservation efforts, now harbours a wealth of flora and fauna…
A moat with amphibians adjacent to an attractive stream and flower rich meadows and woodland
Summer orchids, dragonflies and rare butterflies are the highlights of this fascinating patchwork of ponds and meadows.
A disused railway cutting - now a valued local nature reserve.
An ancient meadow, surrounded by species rich hedgerows, it is no wonder that it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. This traditionally maintained meadow has not seen the use of artificial…
A beautiful complex of flooded former gravel pits and islands providing exceptional habitat for a wide range of wildlife.
Visiting the species-rich hay meadows of Babcary next to the River Cary in summer is like stepping back in time when meadows like this were a common sight in our countryside.
A compact reserve with two ponds, a hide and marked paths, with a proliferation of wildflowers and invertebrates
A haven for wetland wildlife and people in the heart of Bangor.
Our largest nature reserve: Ballynahone Bog is teeming with specialist wildlife and is one of the most important sites for nature conservation in Northern Ireland
A mosaic of wetland habitats attracting an abundance of wildlife
Barnsley Main is a rolling green, grassland surrounded by a fringe of woodland that was once the black spoil heap of the Oaks Colliery pit head that still stands on Oaks Lane.
A safe haven for many unusual plants this small wetland reserve is right next to Attenborough Nature Reserve.
It is important for its insects, especially hoverflies and its old pollard…