Marvel at a true wilderness nestled just a stone’s throw from the urban jungle.
Sphagnum moss, common lizards and dragonflies are reclaiming these once-exploited peatlands, whose scars are only just beginning to heal.
Wildlife-rich woodlands and a roaring waterfall lend this undisturbed nature reserve a true sense of the wild.
Birds and amphibians thrive in this small but important nature reserve hidden among the urban landscape.
Sedge warblers chatter, rare butterflies flutter and buzzards circle overhead at Heysham Moss.
This important peatland brims with beautiful birds, bees and beetles, rare mosses and carnivorous plants.
Common lizards hide amongst the specialist plants on this important peatland.
Moston Fairway is a tranquil retreat just a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of Manchester city centre.
Lancashire’s largest peatland is being restored to its former glory as a haven for rare wildlife and an invaluable carbon store.