• Meres and mosses
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Meres and Mosses

The Meres and Mosses landscape is unique in Britain. It has the largest group of natural lowland lakes and wetlands in England. What’s more it has the highest density of ponds of anywhere in Europe. It covers the North Shropshire, Maelor and Cheshire plain. This area extends from the Mersey Estuary in the north to the Black Country in the south, and from the Welsh Marches in the east to the Potteries in the east.

Explore the wildlife of this beautiful but Beautiful colour paintings will help you to identify the moths, butterflies, dragonflies, beetles, spiders, birds and wild flowers, from the open water of the meres to the peaty bogs of the moors.

Features of the Meres and Mosses was produced in partnership with Natural England.