One of few remaining areas of upland oak woodland, with moorland.
A great place to see birds all year round, with rare habitats including one of the last areas of lowland heath in Derbyshire.
A former working waterway, now rich in wildlife including dragonflies, grass snakes and water voles.
One of the largest oakwoods in the area with an abundance of bird species and rich with the scent of bluebells in the spring.
Derbyshire's very own 'Hollywood'! - A pretty woodland with a fine display of springtime bluebells.
Notice of Works
A section of canal embankment wall, on the Nightingale Spur, has collapsed.
We will be clearing some of the area during December in preparation for the work to rebuild…
The narrow belt of woodland and acid grassland glade is a glorious carpet of bluebells
in spring and as summer approaches it bursts with birdsong.