Enid Maples Nature Reserve

Elder Berries by Lakeland CamThis small reserve has an area of mature woodland as well as trees planted on a former paddock in 1979. Many of the trees have berries so the area is popular with birds. Elder, cherry, guelder rose, rowan, whitebeam, and yew grow here.

The pond also brings birds, including willow warblers, spotted flycatchers, garden warblers, blackcaps, and blue and great tits.

Great Tit by Hampshire CamMap Reference: OS 1:50,000 Sheet No 97 SD 525 897 Open to members. Non-members need to have a permit–tel. 01539 816 300 for details.

Take A65 toward Endmoor and after passing Westmorland General Hospital take first right signed to Natland. Reserve is on right side of this junction. Limited parking.

Photos courtesy of © Tony Richards , David Packman

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