Developing pasture woodland
We look after 24 nature reserves across the island with the help of a dedicated band of volunteers. 7 of these are open to the public.
A compact reserve with two ponds, a hide and marked paths, with a proliferation of wildflowers and invertebrates
This closed reserve is a seasonally wet meadow and curragh, with more than 100 recorded plant species.
This closed reserve features broadleaved woodland and ferns surrounding a redundant reservoir. An area rich in birds, bats and invertebrates.
This closed reserve is a mosaic of grassland, curragh and open meadow producing a diversity of species, where butterflies, beetles and spiders abound
Excellent for the outstanding display of thousands of orchids from late May to July and good for bird watching
This closed reserve features species rich grassland passing into peat bog with a variety of plant species including orchids
This closed reserve is the watershed of two tributaries and is known in gaelic as Raven’s Marsh
A closed upland reserve with a mosaic of habitats producing a tremendous diversity of native plant species
The species-rich wet tussocky grassland of this closed reserve contains a number of orchids and other wetland plant species and provides valuable habitat for a range of invertebrates.