Sun 21st May, 2017, 8:30am
The reserve's principal habitats comprise areas of open water, Phragmites reed fen and swamp, slow flowing drains and ditches, wader scrapes, neutral grassland, willow and alder carr wet woodland, birch Betula woodland, and a stand of mature oaks Quercus planted in 1834. Disused railway embankments built with Magnesian Limestone are also a feature of the site. This wide range of habitats covering an area of over 500 acres (203ha), give it a rich diversity of wildlife. In addition, Potteric Carr's footpaths through a protected environment make it an ideal venue for all kinds of visitors ranging from those who simply enjoy a walk in the outdoors to the wildlife enthusiast and nature photographer.
There is a visitor centre, cafe and toilets.
The coach will leave from outside the Brockington Building, Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough at 8.30 am
Advanced bookings are essential for this trip, so if you wish to go use the Contact Us from the group website and give your name & contact details and the number to travel.
The cost is £20 for the coach (accompanied under 14s £5) All money is collected on the coach.
We do not ask for a deposit prior to the trip but assess the viability of the trip from bookings made. We are a small group and our trips are a large financial risk to us, we would ask that any cancellations made within 14 days of the trip or failure to travel, incur a £10 payment per booked seat. This ensures we can continue to offer field trips at a reasonable cost and remain financially sound.
We will endeavor to fill any cancelled places and be sympathetic to exceptional circumstances.
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