Look out for crack willow and buttercup meadows along the Grand Union Canal
Find peace (and billowing wild flowers) along the River Lea
Whether carving a deep cleft through Bristol, flowing freely across Salisbury Plain or cutting a course through Shakespeare Country, our River Avons link us back to our Celtic past
Discover serene towpaths edged by trees and wildflowers in the Pock’s upper reaches, or amble among alder and veteran willows in the Lower Derwent Valley Nature Reserve.
Explore Marple Locks with its waterside willows, or dip into the ancient woodlands of Haughton Dale, with its flourishing landscape of oak, ash and alder.
Amble among the crack willow, alder, birch and oak flourishing in Narborough Bog, or explore reedbeds, woodland and marsh grazed by rare breed Exmoor ponies at Cossington Meadows.
Take a walk among ash, willow, horse chestnut and rowan as you explore the ‘Curly Wyrley’ canal, which hosts a vast array of birds, amphibians and reptiles.
Follow the urban waterways past Regent’s Park and beyond, where mature blue atlas cedars, Indian bean trees and a rare Persian ironwood tree awaits the eager tree-lover.
Mature trees flourish alongside the new at Stratfield Brake, a peaceful oasis of woodland, meadow and wetland along the Oxford Canal.
Seek out one of Britain’s most precious wild trees – the lesser whitebeam – which clings to a cliff above the River Usk valley, or amble among the beech woodland of Goytre Hall Wood.