Ownership: Drax Estate

Restrictions: Private no access

The Reserve

Mapperton Pond is 1.09 Hectares located in rural farmland surroundings. The main Feature of the reserve is the large pond located in its southern corner. Within the pond smooth, and great crested newts can be found. Surrounding vegetation of the reserve mainly consists of grass land species with a hawthorn and elderberry hedge surrounding the site which makes for an excellent area for the newts to hibernate.