Teal duck

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Charles Sinker Fields

The site formerly known as "The Flooded Fields" are a birdwatching hotspot on the edge of Whixall Moss.

Location

Morris's Bridge
Whixall
Shropshire
SY13 2RT

OS Map Reference

SJ 49331 35405
A static map of Charles Sinker Fields

Know before you go

Size
12 hectares

Entry fee

Free

Parking information

Park in the car park on the other side of Morris's B.ridge

Access

There are two gaps in the hedgerow to view the fields from the lane to Morris's Bridge.

Dogs

No dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

The fields are viewable from the lane to Morris's Bridge

Best time to visit

Any time

About the reserve

 

Charles Sinker

Charles Sinker was a founder member of Shropshire Wildlife Trust in 1962.  Professionally, he was the first warden of Preston Montford Field Centre and the Field Studies Council first national director.

In 1962 he published a paper highlighting the extraordinary ecology of the Meres & Mosses, which has formed the backbone of efforts to conserve them ever since.

Contact us

Shropshire Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01743284280