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Cuttle Pool

The reserve is in a rural area near Knowle and was used for sand and gravel extraction since the 1930’s. It became disused since around 1975 ans Warwickshire Wildlife Trust took it over in 2012. 

The reserve is made up of grassland, woodland and areas of scrub.

Birds spotted here include Buzzard, Raven, Green and Great Spotted Woodpeckers, Common Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher, Common and Lesser Whitethroats, Willow Warbler, Nuthatch, Jay and Bullfinch. 

Butterflies and moths you might spot include Small Coppers, Common Blues, Burnet Moths and Painted Lady.  

Species and habitats

Grassland, Woodland
Common Blue, Small Copper

Nearby nature reserves

Temple Balsall
0 miles - Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Brook Meadow
2 miles - Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Parkridge Centre, Brueton Park, Solihull
3 miles - Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Off Cuttle Pool Lane
Temple Balsall
West Midlands
B93 0AW
Map reference
SP 202 754
Best time to visit
May - Sep
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4.25 hectares
Local Wildlife Site (LWS)

Off Cuttle Pool Lane
No dogs allowed
Reserve manager
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Tel: 02476 302912