The Ponds at Hare Hill

A damsel fly resting on a blade of common read

A number of ponds can be found dotted around the Hare Hill woodlands and parkland and they are well worth exploring on your visit

Cheshire has the densest pond landscape in lowland Britain and these wetland areas are a significant addition to our biodiversity.

Many species of amphibians and invertebrates such as newts, frogs, water boatman and pond skaters live in these increasingly endangered habitats and their conservation is of prime importance.

Above the surface, if you look carefully, as well as the Mallards and Mandarin ducks, you may spot dragonflies, damselflies and on occasions a heron might be seeing perched quietly surveying the activity below.

Next year, we will be using horse power to help dredge the lower ponds - this will greatly enhance the woodland, and improve and restore the wildlife environment. Please support us by leaving a donation towards this special project - large or small, every pound will help.