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Nature Reserves list

Birdwatching at WoodsideBirdwatching at Woodside

We have 46 nature reserves throughout Derbyshire. Why not visit Woodside and enjoy the views from our new viewing tower? Over winter many of our reserves are good places to see wintering wildfowl - try Erewash Meadows, Willington Gravel Pits, Carr Vale, The Avenue Washlands or Drakelow among others.

Click on the links to find out more about each reserve:

The Avenue Washlands

Barton Pool

Broadhurst Edge Wood

Brockholes Wood SSSI

Carr Vale

Carvers Rocks SSSI

Chee Dale SSSI

Cramside Wood SSSI

Cromford Canal LNR/SSSI

Deep Dale and Topley Pike SSSI



Duckmanton Railway Cutting SSSI

Erewash Meadows

Gang Mine

Golden Brook Storage Lagoon

Hadfields Quarry

Hartington Meadows

Hillbridge and Park Woods

Hilton Gravel Pits SSSI

Hoe Grange Quarry

Hollinhill and Markland Grips

Holly Wood

Hopton Quarry SSSI

Ladybower Wood SSSI

Lea Wood

Lock Lane Ash Tip

Long Clough

Mapperley Wood

Miller’s Dale Quarry SSSI

Morley Brickyards SSSI

North Wingfield

Oakerthorpe LNR


Priestcliffe Lees SSSI

Risley Glebe

Rose End Meadows

Rowsley Sidings

Spring Wood SSSI

Watford Lodge LNR

Willington Gravel Pits

Witches Oak Water 


Wyver Lane