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A pond has been in this location for decades but it was re dug and lined with a bentonite clay membrane, and a wetland was created to it’s left in 2009. The pond, which is fringed by yellow irises, contains a variety of aquatic plants and creatures, including fresh water mussels.


The pond is fed by a narrow stream from one of the higher points nearer to the eastern boundary of the Reserve.

Various educational resources detailing pond dipping and mini beast hunts plus lots of other activities can be downloaded via the educational website at:

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