Large or small, ponds are easy to make and wildlife will turn up within days or even hours of a pond being completed!
Creating countryside ponds
If you are planning to make ponds in the countryside, take a look at the advice contained in the Million Ponds Project toolkit, which includes detailed information and advice on pond design and planning.
(Male Smooth Newt © Neil Philips)
Creating garden ponds
If you are making a garden pond, then click here for a step-by-step guide.
You can also download our short PDF on planting up ponds here, or our longer, 32-page booklet, sponsored by World of Water, that covers all aspects of pond creation and management: Creating Garden Ponds for Wildlife.