Moor Green Lakes

Location:Finchampstead

Moor Green Lakes occupies an area north of the River Blackwater, in borough of Bracknell Forest, Berkshire.

It was created following a period of gravel extraction and consists of 3 lakes - Colebrook North, Colebrook South and Grove Lake.

A new wetland area is being created to the west of Colebrook Lake.

Upcoming events

  • September 21, 2019 8:30 am - September 21, 2019 10:30 am

    One of the Trust's wildlife specialists, Trustee Bernard Baverstock, will lead a rare opportunity to see some of our smallest British mammals.

    We will be examining live catching traps to discover what small mammals are living in the undergrowth in part of Moor Green Lakes Reserve.

    The event will last approximately two hours.

    Accompanied children are welcome, but no dogs please.

    Booking is essential to get the location details and the chance to help with setting the traps on Thursday and Friday evenings.

    Numbers are limited so early booking is advised, but please book by 18 September.

    Booking details

  • September 29, 2019 10:00 am - September 29, 2019 4:00 pm

    Moor Green Lakes will be open to the public at the birdfeeder paddock next to Colebrook Hide from 10:00 to 16:00.

    Volunteers will be there to talk about the reserve, its conservation and its wildlife.

    We hope to provide guided walks on private paths within the reserve hourly (depending on numbers) between 11:00 and 15:00.

    We'll also have the hides manned on this day allowing visitors to hear more about the reserve and its role in the Blackwater Valley.

    Please note that dogs cannot be allowed on the reserve (except assistance dogs).

    Parking is available at Moor Green Lakes car park and Horseshoe Lakes car park.

    Booking is not required - just turn up.

    Moor Green Lakes Reserve is also providing a self-guided walk around the perimeter of the reserve. Information posters describing conservation activities will be available on public footpaths from Grove Hide along the River Blackwater to the Moor Green Lakes car park for the duration of the Festival.