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…
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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.
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Consisting of two separate woodland blocks, George's Hayes is one of our best ancient woodland sites and best known for its native wild daffodils
A lovely site for walking. A circular path takes you through a mix of habitats from open heath to woodland and provides excellent views towards Tittesworth Reservoir and The Roaches.
In the heart of the Churnet Valley, the reserve has one of the largest remaining concentrations of semi-natural woodland in Staffordshire.
One of our most easily accessible woodlands and an urban oasis on the edge of Stoke-on-Trent
An ancient lowland heath buzzing with rare wildlife
Actually three parcels of land; Swineholes Wood, Black Heath and Casey Banks; all within close proximity to each other
Visit the ancient woodland or take the boardwalk around the marsh for elevated views over this wetland without getting your feet wet
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.
Discover a surprise around every corner in a unique landscape formed by retreating ice sheets at the end of the last age, 10,000 years ago