Swineholes Wood is a Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Nature Reserve and a designated SSSI by Natural England of 46ha. The site consists of three parcels of land in close proximity: Swineholes Wood, Black Heath and Casey Banks. It is considered an important heathland area in the Staffordshire Moorlands, with dwarf shrub heath, grassland and wetland features. Grid reference SK 050 501.
Species of note include marsh violet, meadow pipit, cuckoo, heather, bog asphode.