Nearby attractions

In addition to the many activities on the Marches Mosses, you can explore a range of other places to visit in the surrounding area.

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Whixall Marina

Alderford Lake

The Moat Shed

The Mere at Ellesmere

Wood Lane Nature Reserve – Shropshire Wildlife Trust

One of the best bird-watching sites in Shropshire, with more than 180 species of birds recorded at Wood Lane since the nature reserve was established in 1999. Please check the Shropshire Wildlife Trust website for more information.

Wem Moss Nature Reserve – Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Wem Moss is an outstanding example of a lowland raised bog, a wildlife habitat that exists in Britain today in just tiny remnant fragments.

Brown Moss

Brown Moss is one of Shropshire’s most interesting sites for plants, with over 200 species of wild plants, including the rare Floating Water Plantain.