Thorney Lakes

The Lakes are two acres each, stocked with a selection of course fish including large carp up to 25lbs, bream, roach, tench, Gudgeon, goldfish, chubb, perch, and eels. A haven of peace, quiet and relaxation. So relax, soak up the silence and live life at a gentler pace… A family run business established in 1993, … Read more

River Parrett Trail

The River Parrett is one of the main rivers draining the Somerset Levels, or Plain of Sedgemoor. Its source is the green hills on the Dorset and South Somerset border at Chedington, from where it flows northwards to enter the Bristol Channel near Burnham on Sea. The River Parrett Trail is one of England’s beautiful … Read more

Ham Wall Nature Reserve

Here you can enjoy a newly created wetland, which provides a safe home for many rare species including water voles and otters. In spring the reedbeds are alive with birdsong and in autumn you can see kingfishers flashing up and down the ditches. Bitterns are seen regularly all year round. There is disabled access to … Read more

Greylake Nature Reserve

The fields here used to be arable farmland, but now they are being looked after so that they are ideal for wetland birds and other wildlife. We have put in structures to keep the water levels high and have created miles of new ditches and shallow water-filled gutters, and dug out numerous shallow pools or … Read more

Swell Wood

The ancient oaks of Swell Wood are part of a continuous strip of woodland extending some 10 miles (15 km) along the ridge from Langport to the Blackdown Hills. It has the largest colony of breeding grey herons in south-west England – more than 100 pairs and a small number of little egrets nest here. … Read more

West Sedgemoor Nature Reserve

West Sedgemoor is part of England’s largest remaining wet meadow system. Set among the Somerset Levels and Moors, it has the largest lowland population of breeding wading birds such as lapwings, snipe, curlew and redshanks in southern England.   In winter, the controlled flooding on the wet meadows attracts birds in their thousands – ducks … Read more