30 Days Wild 2018 – Day Twenty-four


twt-30-days-wild_countdown_24Day 24: Today we visited Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve, Congleton. This small nature reserve has a lake and a one mile circular walk through woodland, heath and grassland, which is popular with dog walkers. There is also a visitor centre. The car park charge was £2 for up to three hours, or £3 for all day. I was slightly saddened that nature sightings weren’t very high but there were butterflies and damsels fluttering over the many spotted orchids in a wildflower meadow.

We did spot a striking broad bodied chaser, a species neither of us had seen before.

Have you visited Brereton Heath Local Nature Reserve? Have something like it near you?

Thanks for reading and stay wild!

Christine x

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6 thoughts on “30 Days Wild 2018 – Day Twenty-four

  1. This is not too far away from me yet I’ve never heard of it until now, despite having driven through Brereton many times. It’s even closer if I go from school as I work towards Congleton… could be a 30 Days Wild activity for me if I have chance on day this week!

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