Paxton Pits Nature Reserve

Paxton Pits, just a short walk from Little Paxton village on our route 66, has 78 hectares of lakes, riverside meadow and woodland. Originally a working gravel quarry, the open pits have been flooded and become then wildlife haven you can visit today.

You might see nightingales, cormorants, kingfishers, deer and a wide range of flowers and plants. 

Enjoy some time in nature, take a picnic or make use of the on-site visitor centre which sells drinks, snacks and even bird food. 

Get off the bus in Gordon Road, Little Paxton. 

Getting there

You can get to this location by using one of our following bus services