Selected Wild Place / Other Wild Places / Public Rights of Way / VC55 boundary
Charnwood Water can be found on Tuckers Road, off Beeches Road, which is a turning off Leicester Road to the South of Loughborough town centre.
The site has both a car park and disabled toilets.
Bus information can be found here: https://bustimes.org/localities/loughborough-leics
Total species seen at this site: 27
Charnwood Water, a former claypit which has been filled in to form a man-made reservoir, covers an area of 27.12 acres. The lake is surrounded by trees and a circular footpath, and is used mainly for leisure purposes by the general public.
Interestingly. the site was formerly the old Tuckers brickworks, which supplied bricks for St. Pancras Station in London.
- Public access
|Common Name||Latin Name||Date Recorded||Recorded By|
|Muscovy Duck||Cairina moschata||30/08/2020||Matt Stones|
|Black-headed Gull||Chroicocephalus ridibundus||15/01/2020||Steve Mathers|
|Moorhen||Gallinula chloropus||15/01/2020||Steve Mathers|
|Canada Goose||Branta canadensis||15/01/2020||Steve Mathers|
|Magpie||Pica pica||15/01/2020||Steve Mathers|
|Wood Pigeon||Columba palumbus||15/01/2020||Steve Mathers|
|Robin||Erithacus rubecula||15/01/2020||Steve Mathers|
|Mallard||Anas platyrhynchos||15/01/2020||Steve Mathers|
|Collared Earthstar||Geastrum triplex||07/11/2019||charnwoodspots|
|Mandarin||Aix galericulata||12/10/2019||Lindsi Donovan|
|Deer Shield Fungus||Pluteus cervinus||03/10/2019||charnwoodspots|
|Green-veined White||Pieris napi||11/04/2019||Steve Lister|
|Mute Swan||Cygnus olor||23/03/2019||Lindsi Donovan|
|Canada Goose||Branta canadensis||23/03/2019||Lindsi Donovan|
|Mallard||Anas platyrhynchos||23/03/2019||Lindsi Donovan|