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Campfield Marsh

The reserve is made up of a mosaic of saltmarsh, peatbogs, farmland and wet grassland providing homes for a great variety of native wildlife. Trails lead to a wheelchair accessible hide looking out over the main wet grassland area where lapwings, redshanks and snipe breed in the summer and thousands of swans, ducks and geese spend the winter. More...

Campfield Marsh

Canvey Wick

A former industrial site, this unique habitat has now been reclaimed by nature, important for minibeasts and rich in plant life. More...

Canvey Wick

Capel Fleet

A vantage point from which to scan the surrounding flatlands for many of the UK's raptors. More...

Capel Fleet

Carngafallt

Carngafallt is a wonderful place to see birds or simply enjoy the view. The moorland landscape looks especially colourful in late summer, while spring is the perfect time to come and see migrant birds like redstarts, whinchats and tree pipits. More...

Carngafallt

Carsington Water

Owned and managed by Severn Trent Water, Carsington Water is a large reservoir. It boasts a range of wildlife habitats from ancient hedgerows, species-rich wildflower meadows and native woodlands, to pond and scrapes, reedbeds and carefully-managed islands. More...

Carsington Water

Cattawade Marshes

Cattawade Marshes lies between the two arms of the River Stour on the Essex/Suffolk border. It is alive with breeding lapwings and redshanks in the spring and hundreds of ducks in the winter. The footpath on the south side of the river allows excellent views. More...

Cattawade Marshes

Chapel Wood

This is a fine broadleaved woodland in a beautiful and historic setting: on a steep hillside, crowned by an Iron Age hill fort, with a stream running down either side. More...

Chapel Wood

Church Wood

This is a beautiful place for a quiet woodland walk. You can take a stroll along dappled paths through beech, ash and oak trees. In springtime you can enjoy a carpet of sweet scented bluebells and there is also a flourishing wild flower meadow. More...

Church Wood

Cliffe Pools

Cliffe Pools nature reserve offers a spectacular landscape of open water and big skies. The reserve is one of the most important places for wildlife in the UK with huge flocks of wetland birds. A number of nature trails cross the reserve, affording great views of the pools, wildlife and the River Thames which runs alongside. More...

Cliffe Pools

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Stroll down a shell-white beach, marvel at the summer colour as the flowers bloom along the sand dunes, and keep your eyes peeled for the most elusive of birds. You'll probably hear the corncrake's distinctive rasping call between May and July – but will you see one? More...

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Conwy

Situated on the banks of the Conwy estuary, with magnificent views of Snowdonia and Conwy Castle, this reserve is delightful at any time of year. Birds can always be seen from the visitor centre, and our friendly experts can help you spot godwits and shelducks, or any of the more than 200 different species that have been seen at this reserve. More...

Conwy

Coombes Valley

This is a delightful oak woodland to walk through - especially in spring and early summer when lots of migrating birds come to breed at the reserve. Birds you may see on the steep valley sides include flycatchers, redstarts and wood warblers. There are a wide variety of butterflies to spot too. More...

Coombes Valley

Copinsay

This uninhabited island was bought as a memorial to the naturalist James Fisher. The cliffs of the reserve are home to a huge colony of breeding seabirds, including fulmars, puffins, guillemots, razorbills and kittiwakes. More...

Copinsay

Coquet Island

This important seabird colony is one mile off the Northumberland coast. No landing is possible on the island, but during the breeding season you can get close-up views of the birds by taking a boat trip around the island. More...

Coquet Island

Corrimony

Watch the black grouse springtime courtship displays, see the crested tits and look out for the Scottish crossbill, the only UK bird that's found in no other country. Set in stunning moorland and Caledonian forest, this beautiful reserve is a treasure trove for anyone who loves birds. More...

Corrimony

Cottascarth and Rendall Moss

If you’d like to visit a remote, tranquil wildlife haven, and enjoy the chance to see majestic raptors such as hen harriers and merlins, this is the place to come. More...

Cottascarth and Rendall Moss

Crannach

Crannach is a tranquil woodland site. The habitat in this area supports priority species such as black grouse, Scottish crossbill and a wide range of other woodland birds. More...

Crannach

Crook of Baldoon

The view that opens up in front of you is breathtaking. Cairnsmore of Fleet and the Galloway Hills act as a backdrop to wild saltmarsh and mudflats which positively ooze with birdlife. Watch thousands of wading birds wheel in the sky in a mesmerising display. More...

Crook of Baldoon

Culbin Sands

Truly get away from it all at this remote and unspoilt reserve. Come during the winter and you’ll see sea ducks feeding offshore, while from late summer to late spring, large numbers of bar-tailed godwits, oystercatchers and knots flock at high tide. More...

Culbin Sands

Cwm Clydach

Enjoy a stroll through a peaceful woodland setting on a lovely summer day. You might see pied flycatchers, redstarts and buzzards, as well as dippers along the reaches of the Lower Clydach river. More...

Cwm Clydach