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All Sites

Cholmondeley

A classic heritage English estate within the Meres & Mosses area, Cholmondeley has Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) meres within its grounds (not open to the p...


Wood Lane Nature Reserve

Managed by Shropshire Wildlife Trust, Wood Lane is one of the best bird-watching sites in the Meres and Mosses, this nature reserve has been developed over recent years on Tu...


Prees Heath

Owned and managed by Butterfly Conservation, Prees Heath is the last sanctuary for the Silver-studded Blue in the Midlands. The reserve is on a large Common that had been a S...


Cole Mere

Owned and managed by Shropshire Council, Colemere is one of Shropshire’s most beautiful meres, it is almost completely surrounded by mature woodland with two very attra...



Ellesmere, The Mere

The Mere at Ellesmere is the largest and most spectacular of the nine glacial meres in North Shropshire.  The Mere attracts thousands of visitors each year.  With g...


Wem Moss

Owned by Shropshire Wildlife Trust, Wem Moss is an outstanding example of a lowland raised bog, a wildlife habitat that exists in Britain today in just tiny remnant fragments...


Brown Moss

Owned by Shropshire Council, Brown Moss is one of the Meres and Mosses most interesting sites for plants, with over 200 species of wild plants, including the rare Floating Wa...



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The Water vole declined by 90% in the 1970s in England, but is still found in many parts of the Meres and Mosses.


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News

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Boglife trainee placement

We are looking for trainees for the Marches Mosses BogLIFE project.

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BogLIFE newsletter

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Events

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Amphibian and reptile hunt

Discover the amazing world of amphibians and reptiles; how to search for them see where they live and how they survive. Come and get an early start on what pro...

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may

Birds of the Mosses Walk

Observe some of the bird species that thrive on the Mosses.