The sight of thousands of purple and white chequered snake's-head fritillaries at these ancient wet meadows will take your breath away.
Please note: during the Covid-19 pandemic, the majority of our reserves remain open for people to exercise while observing social distancing regulations. When visiting, please observe our guidelines to keep yourself, other people, and wildlife safe.
- Absolutely no fires or BBQs
- Park considerately
- Take your litter home with you
- Stick to paths
- Please keep your dog under close control (preferably on a lead) and pick up dog mess
- Raise awareness and report bad behaviour
A tranquil woodland, CS Lewis Nature Reserve contains a large pond full of aquatic plants and toads that migrate to spawn here.
Embark on a sensory journey through this secluded wildlife gem - once described as one of the richest habitats in middle England.
Dating back to before the Domesday Book, Oxey Mead is an ancient floodplain meadow graced by a variety of grasses and wild flowers, insects and birds.
Exciting wildlife lies hidden in this small limestone valley leading into fascinating fenland and reedbeds.
A fenland wilderness rich in botanical gems, moths and dragonflies.
A fascinating mosaic of fossil-rich cliffs, fenland with ponds and streams, grassland, scrub and woodland set in an old quarry.
Hitchcopse Pit is an old sandpit with a fascinating array of plant and insect life.
Traditional hay meadows from yesteryear, brimming with wild flowers and insects including green-winged orchids and forester moths.
A lovely expanse of grassland, Asham Meads harbours rare communities of national and local botanical gems, including maroon-flowered great burnet, meadow fox-tail grass and tubular water-dropwort…