The borough has seven Local Nature Reserves and one National Nature Reserve, all designated for their important features.
All of our nature reserves have free admission and are open 7 days a week.
A number of events and activtiies take place at each Nature Reserve throughout the year. Visit the Events page for further details.
Wren's Nest National Nature Reserve
Wren's Nest National Nature Reserve is of international importance for its geology and is visited and studied by geologists from all over the world.
Over 400 million years ago, the area where Dudley now stands was covered by coral reefs and tropical seas providing an environment for the famous fossils we find there today.