WT Whisby Nature Reserve

The lakes at Whisby Nature Reserve are surrounded by grassland, marsh, scrub and willow carr. Elements of the original quarry landscape remain, with fragments of heathland, old hedgerows and a small oak woodland.The variety of lakes, ponds and running water make this former site of sand and gravel workings rich in dragon and damselflies. This is a must visit site during spring and summer, with excellent visitor facilities and all ability accessible trails, we thoroughly recommend a visit – you won’t be disappointed!

Opening times, entry costs, facilities and directions

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Image by Julian Beckton

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Whisby Nature Park
Moor Lane

T: 01522 500676

Species Information

In total 23 species have been recorded. Highlights are the Red-eyed Damselfly, Hairy Dragonfly, Black-tailed Skimmer and Ruddy Darter which are all regularly seen.

WT Whisby Nature Reserve