7.67 ha (18.95 acres)

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Adel Dam, a tranquil nature reserve tucked out of sight, has emerged from a centuries-old working dam and the surrounding land. A rare combination of wet and dry woodland surrounds a lake and pond frequently visiting by kingfishers - the number one attraction. Masses of bluebells and fungi in season are also exceptional. The mixed woodland comprises as many 36 species including Alder, willow, Oak, birch, holly and rowan, A stop off at Marsh Hide to look over the pond and feeding station will reward you with sightings of chaffinch, nuthatch and great spotted woodpecker.. Birds of prey also frequent the site, with resident sparrowhawk and visits from red kites and buzzards. Mammal species that make the site home include badger, roe deer and fox.