Explore Woolston Eyes
The four beds at Woolston Deposit Grounds SSSI are managed as a nature reserve by the Woolston Eyes Conservation Group in agreement with the Manchester Ship Canal Company. Parts of the site are still in use to accommodate dredging from the Manchester Ship Canal. Woolston Eyes is home to a variety of wetland habitats, including wet woodland, reed beds, wildflower meadows and open water. It is home for a variety of birds, including Marsh Harrier, Pochard, Gadwall, Tufted, Pintail and Ruddy Ducks, Teal and the Black Necked Grebe.
Access to Bed 3 of Woolston Eyes is by permit only. To apply for a permit, please visit woolstoneyes.com
Thelwall Lane, Warrington WA4 1NN.