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Nature Reserve

Stocker's Lake Nature Reserve

Stocker's Lake Nature Reserve




A large former gravel pit, this nature reserve supports a huge number of wetland birds (Shoveler, Gadwell and Goosander). Hobbies can be seen here during the summer. Common Terns nest on special 'rafts' and the scrub,marshland and willow can attract Warblers, Jays, Woodpeckers and plentiful butterflies, dragonflies and insects in the summer. The Grand Union Canal, 2 other lakes, river and reedbeds are included in this complex.

Facilities for educational visits

Opening details

Open all year


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Map reference: TQ 047934  Lat: 51.63015 Long: -0.48730

By Road:
A412 (Denham Way) from jct 17 of M25. At roundabout continue on into Uxbridge road (still A412). Take next right (Springwell Lane). Follow track until you reach car park on right. Three min walk to reserve from here.


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