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Chapmans Pond


Flowers for Pollinators, Mixed Woodland, Nature Reserve, Pond, Wildflower Meadow


Dog Friendly, Walking, Wheelchair Accessible


This former clay workings is one of five remaining flooded brick pits in York. The pond is well stocked with a variety of coarse fish species and has several fishing platforms. It is surrounded by meadow grassland and included a wooded area to the north of the main pond. Two smaller ponds have recently been restored by the charity Froglife. This special area is a beautiful place to visit for walks and picnics, where there is an abundance of plants and wildlife to enjoy. The pond has always been very popular with anglers and the species of fish present include roach, bream, perch, tench, and pike.

Cared for by:
City of York Council

Things to do here: 
Planting flowers, scything, footpath creating, mowing, raking, repairing banks of pond

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