Rodley Nature Reserve

Thank you for visiting The Rodley Nature Reserve website.

Rodley Nature Reserve is designed to bring wetland wildlife back into the Leeds area.

Created on a floodplain in Kirkstall Valley, a recognised 'flyway' for wildfowl and waders on migration, the wetland habitats constructed here complement the nearby River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

The content within this website is varied and of interest to all ages and walks of life - fun activities for the young, information of latest sightings on the reserve, forthcoming events, newsletters, educational resources and information on how you can become a volunteer or friend of Rodley Nature Reserve.

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions, we would be delighted to hear from you so please drop us a line.

We hope you enjoy your time on this website and look forward to seeing you when you visit Rodley Nature Reserve.

Please note that unfortunately, because of the wildlife, we are only able to allow guide dogs onto the Reserve.

Admission to the Reserve is FREE!

News Headlines

4th April 2015 - The reserve will be open on Saturday, Sunday and Monday April 4th, 5th and 6th. The opening times will be the usual revised times as follows:- Reserve 9am - 5pm Visitor Centre 10am - 4pm

3rd April 2015 - The reserve will be closed on Good Friday April 3rd

Latest Sightings

Water Rail (1)
25th Mar 2015

Cettis Warbler (1)
25th Mar 2015

Kingfisher (2)
25th Mar 2015

Shelduck (2)
25th Mar 2015

Newsletter

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