569 Moore Nature Reserve

With five lakes, woodland, reedbeds and wetland, as well as numerous bird hides, Moore Nature Reserve is a birdwatcher's heaven. Butterflies, dragonflies, orchids and one of the best displays we've ever seen of bird's-foot-trefoil, complete the picture. And on top of all that - it's a great walk.

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LOCATION: Three miles west of Warrington
START: Turn off A56 at Walton traffic lights towards Moore. Go right down Moore Lane, cross swing bridge to crossroads, car park on right
Grid ref: SJ578854 Postcode: WA4 6XE
DISTANCE: 5.5 (or 2.5) miles
TIME: 3 hours
MAP: Explorer - Bolton, Wigan & Warrington Landranger 108
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Lapwing Lake, Manchester Ship Canal, Birchwood Pool, River Mersey

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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