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4 Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Warwickshire


Warwickshire is a county in the West Midlands region of England. The county town is Warwick, and the largest town is Nuneaton. The county is famous for being the birthplace of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon and Victorian novelist George Eliot, at Nuneaton. It is a popular destination for international and domestic tourists to explore both medieval and more recent history.

Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve
Brandon Marsh Nature ReserveBrandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry CV3 3GW, UK

Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve is a 200-acre nature reserve which features a wide variety of large pools, bird hides, woodland walks and wildflower meadows. and it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the banks of the River Avon. The site is particularly important for birdlife, with a wide range of breeding and wintering birds—237 different species had been recorded up to the end of 2018. The reserve also supports a variety of mammals and insects, over 500 species of plant, and more than 5

Draycote Water
Draycote WaterDraycote Water, Rugby CV23, UK

Draycote Water is a 240-hectare reservoir and country park near the village of Dunchurch, 3.75 miles south of Rugby in Warwickshire, England, owned and operated by Severn Trent Water. It draws its water from the River Leam, and supplies drinking water to Rugby and Coventry. It is named after the nearby hamlet of Draycote.

Earlswood Lakes
Earlswood LakesWood Ln, Earlswood, Solihull B94 5JH, UK

Earlswood Lakes, a series of canal reservoirs, created in the Imperial period to serve the Stratford upon Avon canal. A pumping station survives, but the engine has been removed from the building. They still supply the canal, and also provide leisure facilities, including sailing, fishing and walking. The northern banks of the lakes form the county boundary with the West Midlands.

RSPB Middleton Lakes
RSPB Middleton LakesMiddleton Lakes, Bodymoor Heath Rd, Bodymoor Heath, Tamworth B78 2BB, UK

Middleton Lakes RSPB reserve is a 160 hectares nature reserve, formally opened on 19 May 2011, created and run by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds at Middleton, Warwickshire, England. The site was formerly referred to, in birding literature, as Fishers Mill- (Warwickshire), Drayton Bassett- and Dosthill-Lakes, -Pools, -Pits or -Gravel Pits.

Map of Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Warwickshire