Merefest 13

It was a glorious late summer day and over 1300 people come to enjoy the festivities at Cholmondeley Castle which included canoeing, fishing, pond dipping, mini beast hunting, graffiti t-shirt making, willow dragonfly making, dry bog snorkelling a trade and craft tent and a whole range of nature information about the Meres and Mosses and the Partnership in the area.


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Colemere, near Ellesmere, is the only place in England where the Least Water-lily grows naturally



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News

16
jul

Lapwings benefit from recent management work

Young lapwings have been caught on camera by local photographer Stephen Barlow.

02
may

Bog wars

Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses is a National Nature Reserve and the third largest raised peat bog in the UK.

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Events

22
jul

Bog Detectives

An introduction to the unique wildlife and landscape of the Meres and Mosses.

15
aug

Bog Art

A wander on the mosses followed by an art session to make your very own bog creatures.