A delightful patch of wet woodland with a pond, right in the centre of Ellesmere.
From Monday 19th July, all of our reserves will be open for everyone to enjoy.
We manage more than 40 amazing places for wildlife, you are welcome to visit most of these but please remember to park considerately and take your litter home with you. Camping, fires and barbecues are not allowed on any of our reserves. Please keep your dog under control and pick up dog mess - please see individual reserve info about where to keep dogs on leads.
If you are visiting our nature reserves and are not a member, please consider joining us in order to help us to maintain these wonderful places for wildlife.
We have included an accessibility traffic light system on each of our nature reserves pages:
Green= Reserve has paths suitable for wheelchairs
Amber= Reserve has graded trails and paths, but are currently unsuitable for wheelchairs
Red= Reserve has rough trails and is largely inaccessible to all, due to the geography (ie. steep slopes, marsh areas).
An extraordinarily atmospheric place, with a wonderful feeling of antiquity on the edge of The Stiperstones.
A flower-rich meadow in the Wyre Forest, jointly owned by Shropshire and Worcestershire Wildlife Trusts.
A small wood awash with bluebells and wood anemones in spring
Wild heathland with skylarks and lizards
The site formerly known as "The Flooded Fields" are a birdwatching hotspot on the edge of Whixall Moss.
An oak wood, good for spring birdsong
A holy place for geologists, the location of the discovery of Britain's earliest trilobites.
A fine old wood with grand views across to the Tanat Valley and beyond to the Berwyn mountains
Boggy meadows next to Catherton Common