Having moved to just around the corner(-ish!), Sarah and I have become friends of the Watercress Wildlife Association.
This little oasis of calm is nestled not far from London Road in St Albans next to a disused railway line and the River Ver. There’s a mere for the birds, a butterfly meadow and an orchard and a lot more besides. We finally made it down to have a look last weekend:
Well worth a trip if you’re after somewhere quiet to go. And in the meantime, why not have a look at their sightings blog?