Birds, butterflies & wildflowers of Higher Poynton

Wednesday 22 May 2024.

Birds, butterflies & wildflowers of Higher Poynton


A leisurely walk around Jacksons’ Brickworks Local Nature Reserve & the Middlewood Way. We will listen and look for the area's resident birds as well as early spring migrants including chiffchaff, willow warbler and blackcap.

We will also be on the lookout for spring butterflies including orange tip and brimstone, while enjoying the wildflowers along the way. This is a slow-paced walk of 1.6km (1 mile).

Booking and payment in advance is essential. Adults £5, children 16 or under go free.


Time: 9:00am - 11:00am.

Leader(s): Cheshire East Council Countryside Ranger Pete Dowse

More information:


  • Bring binoculars if you have them
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Easy walking grade
  • Healthy walk / Event
  • Ideal for families and accompanied children
  • Partial accessibility - level or ramped access
  • Places limited - please book in advance
  • Please leave your dog at home
  • Please wear suitable boots and clothing
  • There is a charge for this event
  • Wildlife walk / Event

Meeting point

Jacksons’ Brickworks Car Park, Pool House Road, Higher Poynton, SK12 1TY (SJ945844)

Page last reviewed: Thursday 1 February 2024