Wet meadows and an ox-bow lake, abundant in migrant and water birds, butterflies and dragonflies.
Wildlife on your doorstep
Our reserves are there for you to explore, so grab your walking boots, pack up a picnic and a flask of tea and discover the wild places on your doorstep.
Wildflower meadows, native woodland and wildlife ponds house bats, badgers, hedgehogs, and abundant plant, bird and butterfly species.
A wetland reserve where over 100 species of bird have been sighted, and shelduck, redshank and lapwing often nest.
Enjoy stunning views from the top of Brandon Hill - a haven for people and wildlife in the heart of Bristol.
Commanding views towards Bath with ancient woodland and flower-rich grasslands where rare orchids grow.
A flower-rich grassland on the north-eastern fringes of the Mendip Hills, overlooking Chew Valley Lake.
A secluded reserve, sheltered by hedges and scrub, carpeted with wildflowers and home to many butterflies.
A great place to spot wildfowl including migrating birds feeding in the reed beds around the lake.
Important moor for its breeding waders, wintering wildfowl, and dragonflies, set in Gordano Valley.
A large heronry set in woodlands, where herons can be seen flying in and out to their fledglings.