Know before you go
Entry feeFree access
Parking informationOn nearby roads
Footpaths allow easy access to the various habitats
Entrances are via Compton Acres, West Bridgford (NG2 7NZ) and Landmere Lane (NG15 9AH).
Access to the reserve is open at all times however the SSSI section is restricted from public viewing. Contact the Trust for more information.
When to visit
Opening timesOpen at all times
Best time to visitApril to July
About the reserve
This disused claypit, has a variety of habitats including marshland, grassland and woodland. The marshland area has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Dry grassland areas support interesting plant species such as bee orchid, yellow-wort, yellow rattle, there is a healthy population of dragonflies and damselflies, including the impressive blue and green emperor dragonfly.