The reserve is holding lots of water at the moment so we recommend wearing wellies to guarantee dry feet.

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In Spring & Summer, lookout for black headed gulls potentially using the purpose made rafts to encourage them to breed. Also watch for aerial acrobatics of swallows & house martins as they catch insects in flight.

In Autumn & Winter, enjoy watching our whooper swans return from their Icelandic migrations, going about their daily life. Pick out family groups and observe their social interactions.

Other species frequent the pond too: from wigeon and tufted ducks to herons and egrets. You might even be lucky and spot an otter or two!