This beautiful coastal reserve, also known as Annstead Links, is an excellent example of a mature sand dune system, which thanks to conservation efforts, now harbours a wealth of flora and fauna…
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A notable reserve which contains a small area of calaminarian grassland, influenced by heavy metal pollution in the past, and therefore featuring several interesting species of wildflower.
Druridge Pools is a wetland haven, rich in bird life, especially waders and wintering wildfowl.
A large reserve with developing wildlife interest, comprising two large lakes with fringing reedbeds, grassland and recently planted woodland.
A small, tranquil reserve featuring a pond and grassland harbouring typical species to this habitat with much aquatic flora and fauna including beautiful dragonflies and damselflies.
A disused limestone quarry which has developed a rich limestone flora as well as having interesting geological exposures.
A disused limestone quarry site, with probably the best exposure of Acre limestone in the county, with diverse habitats favoured by birds, amphibians and invertebrates.
Established on a disused quarry, this is one of the few sites in the county showing good exposures of andesite lava and wet areas providing a habitat for interesting bryophyte and lichen flora.…
Fontburn offers a mosaic of habitats, with areas of wetland and scrub offering significant wildlife interest.
This reserve features a fine mix of semi-ancient woodland, as well as a pretty burn, providing perfect habitat for some interesting flora and fauna.