Mid-summer on The Heath

The Heath is now perfect for relaxing and enjoying nature. The grassland is in full flower. White Yarrow and yellow Autumn Hawkbit are mixed in among patches of different grasses, all waving in the breeze. As well as being beautiful to behold, it provides an ideal home for the fascinating insects that can be seen... Continue Reading →

Butterflies and Bees

This sunny summer weather is perfect for butterflies, bees and other insects. A variety of species are active in the nature reserve at the moment. Some can easily be seen by checking out the flowers that are in bloom. For instance the yellow daisy-like flowers of ragwort are magnets for lots of insects. You may... Continue Reading →

Nature on The Heath 2016

Friends of The Heath invite everyone to join them on Knutsford Heath for an afternoon of nature-themed family activities. All are welcome to bring food and enjoy a community picnic. The Heath is a haven for wildlife in the middle of town.  The wooded area of The Heath is a designated nature reserve and we... Continue Reading →

Summer Event – “Nature on The Heath”

“Nature on The Heath” Sunday 19th July, 12:30 – 3:30pm Friends of The Heath invite everyone to join them on Knutsford Heath for an afternoon of nature-themed family activities. You are all welcome to bring food and enjoy a community picnic. The Heath is a haven for wildlife in the middle of town and the... Continue Reading →

Summer Sun

The summer sun has come with June. In the long evenings it sparkles through the leaves of the trees and highlights the masses of lacy, white Cow Parsley flowers. It is one of The Heath's many delights! Joy Jones

The Colours of Summer

Summer brought a sea of a yellow dandelion-like flower, the Autumn Hawkbit, to the meadow while the area around the sand pit is purple with Heather, Rosebay Willowherb and Knapweed. These flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies which appear as colourful jewels:  the bright orange of the Small Copper, the rich brown of the... Continue Reading →

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