image for Nature Reserve item typeEye Green Nature Reserve

Nature Reserve, free entry


The Wildlife Trust

01733 890419


Eye Green,


Eye Green Local Nature Reserve is managed and maintained on behalf of Peterborough City Council by The Wildlife Trust. The reserve was formerly the site of the Northam Brickworks and it was declared a Local Nature Reserve in 1996. The 25 acre site includes a 15 acre lake, a geological Site of Special Scientific Interest, areas of woodland, finger lakes and reed beds. The main lane has a number of fishing patforms suitable for disabled anglers (a fishing permit is required). There are resident swans, geese and other waterfowl. The lake is also a stopping off point for many migratory geese. There are also areas of grassland which are an array of colour in the spring and summer supporting many wildlife flowers including violets and pyramidal orchid.

Opening Details

Open all the time

Dawn to dusk.


Free entry


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Map reference: TF 227031  Lat: 52.61181 Long: -0.18927

By Road:
Take the turning for Eye Green off the A47, at the first roundabout take the thrid exit. The reserve has its own car park overlooking the lake. On foot: There is a pedestrian footbridge over the A47 from High Street in Eye.

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