Wild Places

Lea Marston is a series of three lakes created by the Environment Agency (EA) from former gravel extraction pits. The lakes are of regional significance for winter wildfowl populations.
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Shustoke Reservoir was built in the 1880s to supply clean drinking water to Birmingham's rapidly expanding population.
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Whitacre Heath nature reserve is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The 44 hectare site features pools, woodland and wet grassland and is formed from old sand and gravel workings.
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Just south of Tamworth lies Middleton Lakes, one of the RSPB's largest nature reserves and a haven for people and wildlife.
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Tameside Nature Reserve is a river-side reserve on the edge of Tamworth.
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The 61-acre Broad Meadow is sited on an island between the two channels of the River Tame at Tamworth.
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Kingsbury Water Park is the jewel in the crown of Warwickshire’s Country Parks. The 250 hectare site features a diverse range of habitats, including meadows, woodlands, lakes and pools.
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Ladywalk Reserve sits in a loop formed by the River Tame. This reserve is an integral part of the important wildlife area known as the Tame Valley Wetlands.
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