Update 5th January 2021
The majority of our reserves will remain open and we encourage you to visit and enjoy wildlife during your daily exercise. If visiting our reserves, we would advise you to continue to follow Government social distancing guidelines to help control the spread of Covid-19.
Unfortunately, the following reserves will be closed during lockdown: Mapperley and Willington bird hides, Lock Lane, Golden Brook Storage Lagoon and Drakelow. Spring Wood and Wyver Lane bird hide
Our recommended reserves
From woodlands to wetlands, stunning open spaces to hidden gems, discover our best sites for nature across Derbyshire.
Accessible nature reserves
Accessibility is really important to us. Here are the reserves we recommend for visitors with limited mobility or pushchairs.
Check out all our nature reserves
From Ladybower Woods in the North right down to Witches Oak Water in the South, there's a lot to choose from! Enjoy!
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