A site with a mosaic of habitats, including mossland, wet grassland, reedbed, fen and open water; forms part of the Wigan Flash
Marvel at a true wilderness nestled just a stone’s throw from the urban jungle.
Enjoy the peace and solitude of a wood in a remote location
Explore a true hidden gem where lapwings soar and redshanks probe the soil.
Foxes, roe deer and stunning birds of prey lay claim to one of the largest remaining areas of ancient, semi-natural, deciduous woodland in the North West.
Nature reserve and Visitor Village
One of the few remaining fragments of the Chat Moss mossland (lowland raised peat bog) complex.
Once part of a railway line from Preston to Southport
Wildlife and wildflowers have reclaimed this former quarry in the heart of the Ribble Valley.
Wading birds and protected pondlife thrive in this species-rich meadow.