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Broadcroft Quarry Nature Reserve

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Nature tames quarry

Limestone reclaimation at its best - see what nature can do if left to its own devices. A haven of... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Mic L
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Well worth the visit

As you wander through the quarry you never know what you will see. Lovely butterflies and wild... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2016
denerik2015
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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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2 May 2017
“Nature tames quarry”
18 Mar 2016
“Well worth the visit”
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Limestone reclaimation at its best - see what nature can do if left to its own devices. A haven of tranquillity best visited on a warm, sunny and calm day when the sound of the skylarks can be heard against a backdrop of bees humming...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mic L
Reviewed 18 March 2016

As you wander through the quarry you never know what you will see. Lovely butterflies and wild plants. Interesting to see how the layers of stone have been excavated

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank denerik2015
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Well used paths meander around the reserve, and popular with friendly locals. We've visited this reserve several times over the years and it's good way to see how nature is reclaiming the land back.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Walked in the area whilst looking for geocaches, it was very interesting and the paths were easy to follow. It seemed reasonably accessible for buggies etc... and there were only a few large puddles despite downpours every morning. We enjoyed the flora and fauna too...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Kim L
Reviewed 6 June 2015

THIS nature reserve has been created from an abandoned infilled area of the quarry leased by Butterfly Conservation. It is now a haven for a wide range of insects, plants and animals including the Silver-studded Blue and the Small Blue plus more than 20 other...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank singhasam
Reviewed 3 December 2014

If you failed to visit this lovely place,you will have missed a golden opportunity to see some truly lovely and beautiful aspects of this small but unusual Nature Reserve.On a summers day this place would have been a haven of wonders.

Date of experience: November 2014
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