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Debdale Meadow, Muston

Debdale Meadow, Muston is a 4.3 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Muston in Leicestershire. This traditionally managed meadow has diverse flora typical of the clay soils of the Midlands, and it has evidence of mediev ...

                                               

Donington Park SSSI

Donington Park is a 32.9 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Castle Donington in Leicestershire. It is separate from the nearby Donington Park motorsport circuit. The park was mentioned in the Domesday Book, and it has ...

                                               

Eye Brook

The Eye Brook is a river in the East Midlands of England, a tributary of the River Welland. It is around 10 miles long. Rising near Tilton on the Hill or Skeffington in Leicestershire, it flows east. Near where it crosses the A47, it starts to fo ...

                                               

Eye Brook Valley Woods

Eye Brook Valley Woods is a 65.7 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Hallaton in Leicestershire. It is in three separate areas, Great Merrible Wood, which is managed by the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust, Bol ...

                                               

Eyebrook Reservoir

Eyebrook Reservoir is a 201.3-hectare reservoir and biological Site of Special Scientific Interest which straddles the border between Leicestershire and Rutland, and is between Corby and Uppingham. The reservoir was formed by the damming of the E ...

                                               

Frisby Marsh

Frisby Marsh is a 10.2 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Frisby on the Wreake in Leicestershire. This site has spring-fed marshes, grassland, woodland and a pool and channel which are relicts of a former ox-bow lake o ...

                                               

Grantham Canal SSSI

Grantham Canal SSSI is a 9.5-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest which runs along a stretch of the Grantham Canal and its banks between Redmile and Harby in Leicestershire. This site has diverse aquatic and terrestrial habitats ...

                                               

Great Bowden Borrowpit

Great Bowden Borrowpit is a 2.4 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Market Harborough in Leicestershire. This former railway borrow pit has an unusual marsh, dominated by soft rush, tufted hair grass and cottongrass. O ...

                                               

Groby Pool and Woods

Groby Pool and Woods is a 29 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Groby in Leicestershire. Groby Pool is the largest natural lake in the county, and it is used by many wintering wildfowl. The marginal vegetation is dive ...

                                               

Harby Hill Wood

Harby Hill Wood is a 16.9 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Eastwell in Leicestershire. This site has steeply sloping ash and sycamore woodland, with areas of spring-fed marsh and colonies of wild daffodils. There is ...

                                               

Holly Rock Fields

Holly Rock Fields is a 3.9 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Coalville in Leicestershire. This is a nationally important site as it is primarily the nationally scarce National Vegetation Classification type MG5, cres ...

                                               

Holwell Mouth

Holwell Mouth is a 14.5 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south-east of Nether Broughton in Leicestershire. It is common land. This marsh on Jurassic clay is in the valley of the River Smite, which runs through the site. Ther ...

                                               

Kendalls Meadow

Kendalls Meadow is a 2.7 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Stoke Golding in Leicestershire. Over a dozen grass species grow on this traditionally managed hay meadow, such as common bent, red fescue, crested dogs tail ...

                                               

Kilby - Foxton Canal

Kilby - Foxton Canal is a 32.1 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest along the Grand Union Canal and its banks in Leicestershire, between Kilby Bridge, south of Wigston, and Debdale Wharf, north of Foxton. Nine species of pondwe ...

                                               

Launde Big Wood

Launde Big Wood is a 41.1 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Leicester. It is part of Launde Woods nature reserve, which is owned by the Leicester Diocesan Board of Finance and managed by the Leicestershire and Rutlan ...

                                               

Leighfield Forest SSSI

Leighfield Forest SSSI is an 11.3 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Skeffington in Leicestershire, England. It consists of several fragments, including Tugby Wood, Loddington Reddish, Browns Wood, Skeffington Wood an ...

                                               

Lockington Marshes

Lockington Marshes is an 11.3 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Ratcliffe on Soar in Leicestershire. This site in the floodplains of the River Soar and River Trent has a periodically flooded meadow, pools and one of ...

                                               

Lount Meadows

Lount Meadows is a 8.5 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Lount in Leicestershire. This slightly acidic grassland site has hay meadows with diverse grass species. There are also areas of species-rich rough pasture, s ...

                                               

Misterton Marshes

Misterton Marshes is a 6.8 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Misterton in Leicestershire. This is one of the largest areas of unimproved wetland in the county. Its large areas of tall fen are dominated by common reed ...

                                               

Newton Burgoland Marshes

Newton Burgoland Marshes is an 8.7 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Newton Burgoland in Leicestershire. This site is in two areas, with the northern one having wet grassland and species rich marsh, while the southern ...

                                               

Oakley Wood

Oakley Wood is a 48.1 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Hathern in Leicestershire. This site provides the only example in the county of the transition from oak woodland on free draining acid soil to the ash and hazel ...

                                               

Owston Woods

Owston Woods is a 139.6 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Owston in Leicestershire. The dominant trees in these woods on Jurassic and glacial clay are ash and hazel. There are diverse moths, beetles and other insect ...

                                               

Pasture and Asplin Woods

Pasture and Asplin Woods is a 40.9 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Belton in Leicestershire. These ancient woods on poorly drained clay soils are dominated by ash, with a shrub layer of hazel and hawthorn. There ar ...

                                               

River Eye SSSI

River Eye SSSI is a 6.0 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest covering a stretch of the River Eye between Ham Bridge, north-west of Stapleford, and the eastern outskirts of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. It is a Nature Conser ...

                                               

River Mease SSSI

River Mease SSSI is a 23.0 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is a stretch of the River Mease and its tributary Gilwiskaw Brook, running between Alrewas in Staffordshire and Packington in Leicestershire. It is also a Spec ...

                                               

Roecliffe Manor Lawns

Roecliffe Manor Lawns is a 1.3 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Woodhouse Eaves in Leicestershire. This grassland site on Precambrian rocks has a wide variety of fungi, including several species listed in the provi ...

                                               

Saddington Reservoir

Saddington Reservoir is a 19.1 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Saddington in Leicestershire. The reservoir has a range of wetland habitats, such as open water, wet willow woodland and swamp. There are a number of ...

                                               

Sheepy Fields

Sheepy Fields is a 4.9 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Sheepy Magna in Leicestershire. The two hay meadows in this site are on post-glacial river terrace deposits. There are diverse herbs such as ladys mantle, adde ...

                                               

Shepshed Cutting

Shepshed Cutting is a 6.0 hectares geological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Shepshed in Leicestershire. The Triassic deposits in Shepshed Cutting are unique, with a flat sheet of galena resting on red clay, and the whole enclosed in ...

                                               

Stanford Park

Stanford Park is a 20.4 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Swinford in Leicestershire. The park has avenues of oak trees, together with other large trees in an area of pasture. It has the most diverse lichens in the c ...

                                               

Terrace Hills Pasture

Terrace Hills Pasture is an 11.3 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Eastwell in Leicestershire. This site has been designated an SSSI as an example of old calcareous pasture, but some areas are former quarries, and as ...

                                               

Tickencote

Tickencote is a small village and civil parish in the county of Rutland in the East Midlands of England. It is noted for St Peters Church, with its Norman chancel arch. The population at the 2001 census was 67. At the 2011 census the population r ...

                                               

Twenty Acre Piece

Twenty Acre Piece is an 8.1-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest and registered common land east of Loughborough in Leicestershire. This site has grassland, scrub and wood on poorly drained acidic clay. The woodland is mainly ha ...

                                               

Ulverscroft Valley

Ulverscroft Valley is a 110.8 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north-west of Markfield in Leicestershire. The site is in five separate blocks, and two areas are nature reserves managed by the Leicestershire and Rutland Wild ...

                                               

Ancaster, Lincolnshire

Ancaster is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England, on the site of a Roman town. The population of the civil parish was 1.317 at the 2001 census increasing to 1.647 at the 2011 census. The civil parish ...

                                               

Calceby

Calceby is a small village in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles west from the market town of Alford.It is in the civil parish of South Thoresby. Once much larger, Calceby is recorded in the D ...

                                               

Claxby St Andrew

Claxby St Andrew, is a village and former parish about 3 miles south of Alford, in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is in the civil parish of Well. The parish church, which was dedicated to Saint Andrew, was built in 1846 to ...

                                               

Great Casterton Road Banks

Great Casterton Road Banks is a 0.4 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest on the western outskirts of Stamford in Lincolnshire. It is managed by the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. This small site has calcareous grassland on Eastern ...

                                               

Greetwell, West Lindsey

Greetwell is a village and civil parish in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 823. It is situated 2 miles east from the city and county town of Lincoln. Greetwell parish c ...

                                               

Hatton, Lincolnshire

Hatton is a small village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 3 miles east from the town of Wragby, 6 miles north-west from the town of Horncastle, and just north from the A158 road. Neighbouring ...

                                               

Kirkby on Bain

Kirkby on Bain is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies on the River Bain between Horncastle and Coningsby, and just west of the A153 road. Close to the north is the village of Haltham.

                                               

Little Ponton

Little Ponton is a village in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. It lies 2 miles south of Grantham and about 60 metres above sea level. Its population is included in the figure for the civil parish of Little Ponton and Stroxton.

                                               

Little Ponton and Stroxton

Little Ponton and Stroxton is a civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, England. According to the 2001 Census it had a population of 135 across 62 homes, increasing to 235 at the 2011 census. The civil parish contains the vil ...

                                               

Metheringham

Metheringham is an English village and civil parish in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 3.605. It is about 9 miles south of the city and county town of Lincoln and 10 miles nor ...

                                               

Potterhanworth Wood

Potterhanworth Wood is a 32.0 hectare woodland, close to the village of Potterhanworth in North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, England. Potterhanworth was known as Potter Hanworth until the 1950s. The site was notified as a Site of Special Scientific In ...

                                               

Ryhall Pasture and Little Warren Verges

Ryhall Pasture and Little Warren Verges is a 6.2 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of the village of Ryhall. Little Warren Verges is in Lincolnshire and Ryhall Pasture is in Rutland. The main grasses on Ryhall Pasture a ...

                                               

Swaby

Swaby is a civil parish and village in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England, situated about 8 miles north from Spilsby, and 6 miles north-west from Alford. Whitepit is a hamlet half a mile west of the village.

                                               

Welton le Marsh

Welton le Marsh is a village and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles north-east from the town of Spilsby and approximately 5 miles south from the town of Alford. The hamlet of B ...

                                               

New Ferry

New Ferry is an urban area located on the Wirral Peninsula, England. Situated to the east of Bebington, it is part of the Bromborough Ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral and in the parliamentary constituency of Wirral South. The 2001 Censu ...

                                               

Thurstaston Common

Thurstaston Common is an area of almost 250 acres of parklands, wood and heath between Frankby and Thurstaston, on the Wirral Peninsula in North West England. The common is jointly owned by the National Trust and the Metropolitan Borough of Wirra ...

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