Our local nature reserves are for both people and wildlife. They give you a chance to enjoy and learn about nature on your doorstep.
The reserves help to protect some of the city’s best wildlife habitats and geographical features, and make an important contribution to local biodiversity.
- Barnwell East local nature reserve
- Barnwell West local nature reserve
- Bramblefields local nature reserve
- Byron’s Pool local nature reserve
- Coldham’s Common local nature reserve
- East Pit and Limekiln Close local nature reserves
- Logan’s Meadow local nature reserve
- Nine Wells local nature reserve
- Paradise local nature reserve
- Sheep’s Green and Coe Fen local nature reserve
- Stourbridge Common local nature reserve
- West Pit local nature reserve
We want everybody to enjoy our local nature reserves. This includes your dog and the wildlife that live and grow there.
- Read about dogs on local nature reserves
Volunteers play an important role in the management of our local nature reserves. If you have some spare time, there are many ways you can help us maintain and improve them.
We offer free guided walks around our local nature reserves to school and community groups who would like to learn more about nature.
You can request a walk at any time of year. The season might restrict some activities, but there is always something to discover.
Local nature reserves are protected against future development. The status comes with a commitment to protect each site’s wildlife and community value.
We manage the reserves in partnership with local communities, and offer many opportunities for you to get involved.