Now a haven for skylarks, Bateswood was once part of a opencast mine workings
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
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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
Gentleshaw Common became Staffordshire Wildlife Trust's 27th nature reserve after we signed a 99-year lease with Lichfield District Council to manage the site. 'A haven for a whole host…
An important site part of the Leek Moors Site of Special Scientific Interest, South Pennine Moors Special Area of Conservation and the Peak District Moors Special Protected Area.
Stroll along the towpath of the Staffs & Worcs Canal to get the best views over the reserve without disturbing wildlife
Breathtaking views, amazing wildlife, a place to explore - the gateway to Staffordshire’s Peak District
Tucklesholme is a nature reserve in the making. A former gravel pit being restored back to a wetland habitat, it provides a home for a number of key breeding bird species that specialise in this…