North Cave Wetlands Nature Reserve

North Cave Wetlands, a Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Reserve of regional importance for birds.


The 40 ha. original Reserve to the north of Dryham Lane includes some 20 ha. of water, following extraction of sand and gravel over 20 years leading up to acquisition of the site by the Trust in 2000.


North Cave Wetlands is a true example of a 21st Century nature reserve, developed in the footprint of a large sand and gravel quarry. a visit here any time of the year will reward visitors with close up views of a range of wetland wildlife.