Country Walk Summary

Ditchford Lakes & Meadows,Wilsons Pits And Higham near Wellingborough

Three nature reserves along the Nene Valley that have all been extracted for sand and gravel. All part of the Upper Nene Valley SSSI – important for its breeding and over wintering birds. Traditional management includes hay cuts, conservation grazing and willow control. Also very important for a range of other wildlife including otters, grass snakes and hairy dragonflies.

County
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
Ditchford Lakes & Meadows,Wilsons Pits And Higham   - Click to see the Site Map (PDF)

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Grid Reference
SP934677 (link to Interactive Map in a new window)
OS Landranger No.
153
CPH Reference Number
29/296/0230
Near To
Wellingborough
Length of route
4.3 km (2.7 miles)
Best time to visit
All year round
Access end date
30/06/2020

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Information Last Updated
4 January, 2012