|NATURE RESERVES & TRUSTS [Listed by County]
Avon Wildlife Trust [Avon]
In ecological terms the Avon area is exceptionally diverse for its size, supporting a number of different landscapes including the Cotwolds, the Mendips, and the internationally important Severn Estuary.
Contact: Development Officer, Avon Wildlife Trust, 32 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol. BS8 1DR
Ph. +44 (0)117 917 7270 | Fax +44 (0)117 929 7273 | e-mail | Visit our website
Wildlife Trust for Cambridgeshire [Cambs.]
The Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs, Northants and Peterborough covers a large area of East Anglia and East Midlands. It is a varied area, including the flat Cambridgeshire Fens, the Bedfordshire chalk and the Northamptonshire woodlands. We manage 120 reserves throughout the area, including parts of the Nene and Ouse Washes, the famous Oxlips of Haley Wood and High Wood and Meadow in Northamptonshire.
e-mail | Visit our website
Cornwall Wildlife Trust [Cornwall]
With over 40 nature reserves, covering 3,000 acres, The Cornwall Wildlife Trust deals with all aspects of conserving the county's wildlife and habitats. We have specialist groups involved with projects like the conservation of dolphins, otters, bats and our geological heritage, and run two junior clubs - Fox Club and Cornwall Wildlife Watch.
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Hampshire Wildlife Trust [Petersfield Group] [Hants.]
We are a local group of the Hampshire Wildlife Trust, with a quarterly magazine, field trips and local walks usually accompanied by an expert in his or her field.
Contact: Alec Fry (Membership Secretary), Liss Forest, Hants.
Ph. +44 (0)1730 893832 | e-mail | Visit our website
The Leen [Herefordshire]
Visit the home of the oldest herd of Hereford cattle in the world on a 500 acre Organic farm and wildlife haven with butterflies, trout pools and award-winning nature reserves.
Contact: Tony & Babs Norman, The Leen, Pembridge, Leominster. HR6 9HN
Ph. +44 (0)1544 388305 | e-mail | Visit our website
Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve [Norfolk]
There's a magical place in the Wensum Valley, Sculthorpe Moor, an old East Anglian riverside fen. The first Hawk & Owl Trust Nature Reserve, and the newest in Norfolk. The Reserve is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, consisting of: Reedbed, Valley Fen, Alder Carr and Woodland with a rich bio-diversity of Flora and Fauna, plus a dragonfly pond and a hide. Wheelchair and child friendly.
Contact: General info: Sophie on e-mail, or Nigel Middleton [Warden] by phone.
Ph. +44 (0)1328 878848 | Fax +44 (0)1485 529823 | e-mail | Visit our website
The Ponds Conservation Trust [Oxon.]
Pond Conservation is the UK charity which creates, protects and promotes ponds. Pond Conservation's aim is to protect and increase the freshwater biodiversity of landscapes, using ponds as a major focus. This is delivered through expert staff and conservation, community, research
and policy work..
Contact: The Ponds Conservation Trust, BMS, Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford. OX3 OBP
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Rosemoor Nature Reserve [Pembrokeshire]
The Rosemoor Nature Reserve is a tranquil haven for badgers, otters, many species of birds, and orchids and other plants on the edge of the Dale peninsula in Pembrokeshire. Nature loving man is welcome as a visitor.
Contact: John M. and Jacqui Janssen, Rosemoor, Walwyn's Castle, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire. SA62 3ED
Ph. +44 (0)1437 781326 | Fax +44 (0)1437 781080 | e-mail | Visit our website
Lingfield Wildlife Area [Surrey]
Lingfield Wildlife Area is a public nature reserve in Lingfield, Surrey. It consists of two fields, with hedgerows, a pond and wetland and newly-planted woodland.
Contact: Roger Whitehead, Sec., Lingfield Wildlife Area, 14 Amy Road, Oxted, Surrey. RH8 0PX
Ph. +44 (0)1883 713074 | Mob. +44 (0)7801 538560 | e-mail | Visit our website
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust [Staffs.]
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The GreenWood Centre [Gwynedd, N.Wales]
A Forest Heritage and Adventure Park set up in 1993 by Stephen and Andrea Bristow as an environmental education centre all about the world of trees. Features an oak framed Great Hall to house the exhibitions, tea room and gift shop. 17 acres of wooded grounds include sculpture trails, activities like den building and longbow shooting, plus an adventure playground, Pets Corner, arboretum and temperate rainforest. Open daily from mid March to the end of October, from 10am to 5.30pm. Located between Bangor and Caernarfon, off the B4366 near Bethel.
Contact: Stephen Bristow, Y Felinheli, Gwynedd, North Wales. LL56 4QN
Ph. +44 (0)1248 671493 | Fax +44 (0)1248 670069 | e-mail | Visit our website [under development]
Brecknock Wildlife Trust [Wales]
Contact: Lion House, Bethel Square, Brecon. LD3 7AY
Ph. +44 (0)1874 625708 | Fax +44 (0)1874 610552 | e-mail
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre [Warks.]
Run by the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust the Brandon Marsh Nature Centre is open to the public 365 days a year, with 200 acre nature reserve plus shop and tea room.
Contact: Andy Tasker, GLOBE-UK, The Wildlife Trusts, Brandon Marsh Nature Centre Brandon Lane, Coventry. CV3 3GW
Ph. [Brandon Hotline] +44 (0)2476 308999 | [WWT] +44 (0)2476 302912
e-mail WWT | Visit our website
Thorp Perrow Arboretum [N.Yorks]
85 acres of woodland walks, trees from around the world, including 16th century medieval spring wood and 19th century pinetum. Playground with mini-beast, wild flower and bird stations. School education packs available. Tearoom and plant centre.
Contact: Louise Seymour (Administrator), Bedale, N.Yorks. DL8 2PR
Ph./Fax +44 (0)1677 425323 | e-mail