For generations the children of our estate have played in or near the river. They had their fishing nets with a jam jar for the Mino they caught. Then they’d race home to Mum proud to show what they’d caught.
The banks are a haven for wild life that thrives among nettles and wild flowers; butterflies and moths; as well as bumble bees that nest underground. Foxes, rooks and magpies all vie for space with small mammals, which are abundant along the river banks.