A wonderful mix of wildflower meadows, wetlands full of wildfowl and woodlands harbouring rare and special species, all interwoven around a new settlement outside Cambridge.
Water-filled former gravel diggings, now a series of secluded shady pools
An important reserve for breeding and winter birds, with frequent visits from otters
Once fishing ponds for monks, now a secluded spinney
Old clay pits, now a wildlife haven
Open water, reedbeds and willows in a fenland habitat that was once a quarry
A rich mixture of flooded gravel pits, grassland, reedbed and willows
Wildflower meadows, ancient woodlands and wetland areas full of birdlife.
The Great Fen is a landscape project to connect the two national nature reserves of Woodwalton Fen and Holme Fen by restoring the surrounding land for wildlife.
Once part of a large gravel pit complex, now rich in birds and dragonflies