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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...


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...



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...


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...


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...



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The Raft Spider is Britain's largest spider and can be found on Wem Moss


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News

05
sep

Rare jumping spider found on Marches Mosses

After a lapse of 30 years a rare bog dwelling spider, Sitticus floricola, has been rediscovered living on Fenn’s, Whixall and Bettisfield Mosses National Natu...

16
jul

Lapwings benefit from recent management work

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

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21
oct

Fungal foray

A free event exploring the Autumnal bounty of mushrooms and toadstools. Delicious or deadly? Bring a basket and prepare to be amazed.