Geology & Environment

Pennington sits on the river terrace plateau between Avon Water to the west and Yaldhurst stream to the east (see more in the Geology section). Pennington has a rich and diverse environment. Walking around Pennington you will see marshland, woodland and open field wildlife, flora and fauna, trees and hedgerows, rivers and streams

Pennington Common and Upper Common are designated SSSIs (see Natural England website references 197, 198, and 199). Pennington marshes are divided into 11 designated SSSIs (see Natural England website references 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 17, 18, 19 and 23).