This may be one of our smallest reserves but with over 140 species of plants to be found it's also one of our most botanically diverse
Get close to nature
Wild open moorlands, ancient bluebell woods, wildflower meadows and wetlands ringing with birdsong, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust cares for a range of nature reserves, each one special and unique.
So what are you waiting for? Search for your nearest nature reserve below
COVID 19 Update
Our bird hides are currently open, but please can all visitors respect social distancing advice and other visitors.
Now a haven for skylarks, Bateswood was once part of a opencast mine workings
One of our largest nature reserves located in the spectacular wild landscape of the Staffordshire Moorlands
One of a series of nationally important peatland sites that makes up the meres and mosses of Chesire, Staffordshire and Shropshire
A long-term project to restore arable land to wildlife-rich wood pasture which once covered much of the landscape
A small but dramatic former limestone quarry
Not easy to find but well worth the effort for its wildflowers and unrivalled views across the Manifold Valley
A pretty reserve with ancient woodlands and flower-rich grassland, located within a secluded river valley.*When visiting Cotton Dell, please read 'parking info' on this page*
Previously quarried for sand and gravel, Croxall Lakes now provides a home for a wide range of wintering and breeding birds
A wetland oasis near the centre of Stafford and one of the country's best bird watching sites