A former working waterway, now rich in wildlife including dragonflies, grass snakes and water voles.
A mixture of rough meadow and woodland where wild daffodils flourish
A haven for birdwatchers in the Trent Valley From tantalising glimpses of bitterns in winter to large numbers of cormorants, ducks, waders and birds of prey. There are five hides, an education…
Flooded former clay pits providing refuge for amphibians and water violet.
This mix of grassland and wetland provides refuges for many species, including water voles and harvest mice.
A valuable wetland area providing habitat for frogs, toads and smooth and palmate newts - there is a great pond dipping platform perfect for a warm spring afternoon.
A large wetland reserve with 12 lakes, reedbed, wet and dry woodland, wet and dry grassland and hedgerow habitats. It's a haven for dragonflies, wintering duck and otter!