Stocker's Lake Wood Nature Reserve

A large lake in the Colne Valley with nationally important numbers of wintering birds, including spectacular goldeneye and smew.

Stocker’s Lake is one of the oldest gravel pits in the Colne Valley. Wintering ducks such as shoveler and goldeneye are common visitors in nationally important numbers. Over 60 species of breeding birds have been recorded here and the heronry is the largest in the county.

Opening Times

Open daily


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