Talley Lakes Talley

Talley Abbey
Talley lakes

Talley lakes

Managed by the local Wildlife Trust this little gem of a nature reserve are two lakes situated by the pretty village of Talley. Talley Lakes are a haven for wildlife.

Great Crested Grebes and Mute Swans regularly breed and Tufted Duck and Pochard visit. Goldeneye and Goosanders are also winter visitors. Scarce visitors have included Red-necked Grebe, Scaup, Smew, Whooper and Bewicks Swans as well as Flycatchers in the summer. The bird hide is great place to watch it all from.

The ancient abbey is also worth visiting.