Crown Farm Nature Reserve view

Rachel Bradshaw

Wildflower grass

Crown Farm Nature Reserve

Crown Farm Nature Reserve is a 17 hectare partly restored sand quarry, which forms a post extraction/restoration phase of the larger active Cheshire Sands quarry in Oakmere.


Crown Farm Quarry, Stoneyford Lane, Oakmere, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2WN
A static map of Crown Farm Nature Reserve

Know before you go

17 hectares


No public access


No dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

No public access

Best time to visit

No public access

About the reserve

The steep flower-rich banks support a rich diversity of pollinators such as solitary bees and specialist grassland butterflies including the priority small heath butterfly and the common blue and small copper butterflies.

Other habitats on site include young woodland, grassland and wetland.

Location map