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Best places to see...

Find the best spots in Hertfordshire and Middlesex for all kinds of wildlife.

Best for wildflowers

Meadow wildflowers (i.e. orchids, buttercups, cowslips): 
Blagrove Common
Frogmore Meadow
Hunsdon and Eastwick Meads
King's Meads

Chalk grassland wildflowers (i.e. kidney vetch, devil's bit scabious):
Aldbury Nowers
Hexton Chalk Pit

Woodland wildflowers (i.e. bluebells, wood anemones, primroses):
Balls Wood
Old Park Wood
Gobions Wood
Hawkins Wood
Fir and Pond Woods
 

Best for dragonflies

Amwell
King's Meads
Hertford Heath
Broad Colney Lakes
Fir and Pond Woods

Best for birds

A diverse range of birdlife (i.e. waders, birds of prey, songbirds, ducks):
Tring Reservoirs
Amwell

Wading birds:
Lemsford Springs
King's Meads

Gatherings of ducks:
Stocker's Lake
Broadwater Lake

Kingfishers:
Tewinbury

Best for butterflies

Grassland butterflies (i.e. chalkhill blue, green hairstreak, small copper):
Aldbury Nowers
Hexton Chalk Pit

Woodland butterflies (i.e. speckled wood, white admiral, purple emperor):
Balls Wood
Danemead
Old Park Wood
Pryor's Wood