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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Join one of our walks down to the moor to marvel at the cowslips and orchids
  2. Listen out for the calls of displaying curlews and snipe in the wet meadows
  3. Look for orange-tip and brimstone butterflies in the hedgerows from the public footpaths along the ridge

Top things to do in Summer

  1. Come on a guided walk and look for dragonflies and damselflies hunting along the hedgerows and ditches, and enjoy the wildflowers in the meadows
  2. Watch out for hobbies chasing dragonflies on one of our guided walks or from the public footpaths along the ridge
  3. Delight in the trill of skylarks high above the meadows and listen for warblers in the reedbeds and ditches

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. See the patchwork of autumn colours on the wet meadows and woodlands from public footpaths along the ridge
  2. Be inspired by roe deer browsing in the fields, or buzzards high over the ridge
  3. Watch out for flocks of fieldfares and redwings feeding in the hedgerows

Top things to do in Winter

  1. Join us on a guided walk to see large flocks of winter visiting waders and wetland birds on distant fields
  2. Be amazed by the aerial acrobatics of birds of prey looking for their dinner
  3. Marvel at the beauty of the shimmering flooded fields

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