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Pictures of Pleasley Pit Country Park

a Country Park in the town of Pleasley, in the county of Derbyshire

About Pleasley Pit Country Park

Pleasley Pit Country park is a reclaimed colliery site, which now offers nature lovers the chance to see record numbers of different species. There is a bird hide that overlooks a large pond where you can get to see Moorhens, Coots, Mute Swans, Mallards and a variety of waders. Other ponds support various insect life including a record 18 species of dragonfly that have been recorded. In contrast to the country park, there is the remaining pit buildings which are a scheduled monument.

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Bolsover (89 Pictures)

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