Ashby Woulds Trail, Conkers Waterside, Sarahs Wood, Barretts Pool, Moira Furnace

    Map key:

    • Selected Wild Place = PINK
    • Other Wild Places = RED
    • Public Rights of Way = GREEN
    • VC55 boundary = BLUE
    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 932


    This group of reclaimed greenspaces includes 5 very different sites covering a wide area of land formally used for heavy industry.  This section of the Ashby Woulds Trail links the sites together and includes Sarah’s Wood which was planted in 1995 with designed for access for all, and the Moira Furnace Industrial Heritage site.

    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    AmphibiansCommon ToadBufo bufo24/03/2012
    AmphibiansSmooth NewtLissotriton vulgaris19/11/1992
    AmphibiansCommon FrogRana temporaria13/07/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsAnoplius nigerrimus04/09/2013
    Bees, Wasps, AntsHoney BeeApis mellifera21/06/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius06/07/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsWhite-tailed Bumble BeeBombus lucorum agg.21/06/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsCommon Carder BumblebeeBombus pascuorum05/08/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsEarly BumblebeeBombus pratorum04/06/2016
    Bees, Wasps, AntsBuff-tailed BumblebeeBombus terrestris09/03/2017
    Bees, Wasps, AntsNegro AntFormica fusca30/09/1987
    Bees, Wasps, AntsYellow Meadow AntLasius flavus30/09/1987
    Bees, Wasps, AntsSmall Black AntLasius niger30/09/1987
    Bees, Wasps, AntsMyrmica ruginodis30/09/1987
    Bees, Wasps, AntsMyrmica sabuleti30/09/1987
    BeetlesAbax parallelepipedus07/1992
    BeetlesAcupalpus dubius21/06/2001
    BeetlesAgabus bipustulatus02/07/1989
    BeetlesAgabus sturmii02/07/1989
    BeetlesAgathidium laevigatum01/05/1992
    BeetlesAgriotes acuminatus05/1992
    BeetlesWireworm Click BeetleAgriotes obscurus05/1992
    BeetlesAgriotes pallidulus05/1992
    BeetlesAgriotes sputator05/1992
    BeetlesAleochara ruficornis01/05/1992 to 01/06/1992
    BeetlesAloconota gregaria01/05/1992
    BeetlesAmara communis06/1992
    BeetlesAmara eurynota30/09/1987
    BeetlesAmara familiaris09/1992
    BeetlesAmara lunicollis01/06/1992