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Wildlife Trust site. This is an upland valley mire. It has a good population of dragonflies with species including the Keeled Skimmer and Golden-ringed Dragonfly. It also has many bird species and a small population of water voles.
Opening times, entry costs, facilities and directions
Things to see
The reserve’s wetland boardwalk and platform let you get up close to dragonflies and their habitats. BOARDWALK CURRENTLY UNDER REPAIR.
A locally important species
Main flight period is May to September.
Look out for males on low perches near water.
Image by Iain Leach
Delicate damselflies, like Large Red Damselflies, are abundant in spring time.
By mid summer large Dragonflies, including Emperor Dragonflies, patrol the open waters.
The last damselfly to emerge is the metallic green Emerald Damselfly.
Image by Wildlife Trust
Contact UsThe Nature Centre
T: 01656 724 100
Species Flight Periods
These are general species flight periods for the UK. Please be aware that dragonflies tend to emerge later in the north where the climate is cooler.