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History of Moorend Spout Nature Reserve

History of Moorend Spout Nature Reserve

The Origin of the Nailsea Environment & Wildlife Trust About 40 years ago when my son was at primary school in Pound Lane in Nailsea, he used to come home with stories of going to a place called Moorend Spout in a field not far away where he and his friends would play games and catch sticklebacks. He was so enthusiastic about this that I decided to have a look for myself. I found a clapper bridge made of slabs…

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Nature Reserves around Nailsea

Nature Reserves around Nailsea

The town of Nailsea (population about 20,000) grew from a small village in the 1980s. Many of the inhabitants work in the city of Bristol that is about 12km away. Although much of our countryside was used for building new houses, some areas are still relatively undisturbed and remain as havens for wildlife. Some of the nature reserves around Nailsea that are open to the public. See Wikipedia: Nature Reserves in Nailsea Moorend Spout Nature Reserve (ST466715) www.newt.btck.co.uk Moorend Spout…

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