PLEASE NOTE: Willow Tree Fen is closed until further notice. The paths, birdwatching hides and toilet facilities are also closed. Limited car parking is provided with views over the reserve.
Willow Tree Fen
Situated between Baston and Spalding, Willow Tree Fen is a relatively new nature reserve, transformed from arable land to a more traditional fenland landscape of shallow meres, seasonally flooded pastures, hay meadows and reedbeds.
Know before you go
- Willow Tree Fen is currently closed, there is no access to the nature reserve
- Limited car parking is provided with views over the reserve
- Telescopes are recommended
- There are no toilet facillities available
Closed until further notice
Willow Tree Fen is not currently suitable for group visits.
Limited car parking is available with views over the reserve.
Location and contact details
Willow Tree Fen
Counter Drain Drove,
West of Spalding,
Please note, this postcode is for the nearest registered address as we are unable to get postcodes for nature reserves.
There is no access to Willow Tree Fen from the Macmillan Way or from Slipe Drove/West Pinchbeck.
OS Map Reference: TF 181 213
Contact number: 01507 526667
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Habitats and species
Despite being a drained arable farm prior to 2009, the fenland reserve has developed fast. The natural depressions in the field hold water during the winter and attract large numbers of waterfowl such as wigeon, teal, mallard, and waders including lapwing, redshanks and snipe.
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