Ellesmere, The Mere

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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 good access and the excellent Boathouse restaurant and visitor information centre, it is a good starting point to explore Blakemere, Whitemere, Newton Mere and Crosemere.  The Mere is surrounded by circular walks, woodlands and gardens and is a nature lover’s paradise.  Modern technology allows herons to be viewed nesting and feeding their young from the beginning of March to the end of May, all from the comfort of the visitor information centre.


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12
jul

Where wetter is better.

Celebrating International Bog Day

20
jun

Plans for bird hide at Morris's Bridge

The fields adjacent to Morris's Bridge have become an important site for a variety of bird species.

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30
aug

Moth Trapping and photography workshop

An activity over two days which will show you how to trap and identify the various moths living on the Marches Mosses.

07
sep

Late Season Dragonfly Walk

Another chance to see how the dragonfly population have been affected by the changing seasons.