Nature reserves

Nature's calling

Skylark, Amy Lewis 

Our reserves are open

Update 16th June: The majority of our reserves are now open.  Those with gate/hide locks will remain closed. If visiting our reserves, we would advise you to continue to follow Government social distancing guidelines to help control the spread of Covid-19.

The following reserves are still closed:

Broadhurst Edge, Drakelow, Duckmanton, Golden Brook, Lock Lane, Mapperley Wood and Spring Wood.

These reserves are closed because we need to keep them locked as part of our agreement with the landowner.  Due to Covid-19, we did a risk assessment with all landowners and agreed to keep the above sites closed to the public for safety reasons.

Accessible nature reserves

Accessibility is really important to us. Here are the reserves we recommend for visitors with limited mobility or pushchairs. 

Accessible nature reserves

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Blue tit, Sharon Dale via Flickr

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!

All our nature reserves

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Carr Vale nature reserve, Guy Badham 

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