A NATURE reserve has unveiled a new area designed specifically for those with limited mobility.

Using a grant from the CLA Charitable Trust for the Disabled, Daws Hall Nature Reserve, Lamarsh, has installed a new warm, sheltered area at the reserve - allowing wheelchair users and those with low mobility to take part in crafts projects and enjoy the campfire.

The nature reserve offers educational experiences to groups throughout the community, including pre-schools, primary and secondary schools, families as well as groups with disabilities and special educational needs.

Educational sessions are tailored to the visitors needs and there are a great variety of topics and habits to explore.

Ferriers Barn, Bures, a day centre for young disabled people, has a close relationship with the nature reserve and members of the centre will be able to make full use of the new facility.

Tim Came, chairman of the Daws Hall Trustees, said: "We are so grateful for the ongoing support we receive from a variety of grant giving trusts and local charities and individuals.

"Daws Hall plays a vital role in opening the eyes of our children to the natural world at an early age.

"Our new woodland shelter enhances our disabled access programme and also offers a rain shelter for the many school visitors we have throughout the year.

"We are equally grateful for the support of the CLA who generously helped fund the lion's share of the costs involved."

The next main event at the reserve is the Autumn Colours Open Day on October 22, between noon and 4pm.

To find out more about Daws Hall, visit www.dawshallnature.co.uk.