Forests & Nature Reserves in Lincolnshire

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Barton Clay Pits Visitor Centre, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire

Barton Clay Pits Visitor Centre, Barton-upon-Humber

The Barton Clay Pits once supplied clay for thriving brick and tile-making industries have now been flooded and transformed into a nature reserve. The Clay Pits Nature Reserve covers a 5 mile area along the Humber bank offering attractive walks and opportunities to view local wildlife, especially...

Atkinsons' Warren Local Nature Reserve, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Atkinsons' Warren Local Nature Reserve, Scunthorpe

A delightful area of rural woods with wide open grassland. There is a mix of habitats including a variety of wildlife and developing trees. It is an ideal spot for walks and relaxation. Follow the link below for further information.

Sawcliffe Hill Nature Reserve, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Sawcliffe Hill Nature Reserve, Scunthorpe

This nature reserve covers 14.3 hectares of reclaimed iron stone mining land. There is fenced in woodland, pathways, open rides and areas provided for picnics. It is a quiet location on the outskirts of Scunthorpe and a particular point offers stunning views across the city. The...

Brumby Wood Local Nature Reserve, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Brumby Wood Local Nature Reserve, Scunthorpe

Brumby Wood is an ancient semi-natural woodland. There are 12.2 hectares, divided across the Kingsway road, filled with various plants and in places, a good growth of scrub and brambles, especially on the eastern side of the road where the canopy is more open. The ground fl...

Cowbit Wash, Cowbit, Lincolnshire

Cowbit Wash, Cowbit

Cowbit Wash lies to the west of the village and extends north-south for 8 miles. It was a flood plain for the River Welland, separated from the village by an earth bank that carries an unclassified road. Previously the Welland overflowed regularly with the water freezing in wintertime. A relie...

Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, Skegness, Lincolnshire

Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, Skegness

Gibraltar Point is an area of some 430 hectares comprising sandy and muddy seashores, sand-dunes, saltmarshes and freshwater habitats. It extends some 3 miles along the Lincolnshire coast line and contains an incredible range of plant life: Cowslips, Pyramidal Orchids, Meadow Saxifrage and many othe...

Far Ings National Nature Reserve, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire

Far Ings National Nature Reserve, Barton-upon-Humber

For centuries the thick layer of clay which borders the Humber estuary has been used to make tiles, bricks and cement.At the industry's height in the late 1800s, hundreds of men were employed to dig the clay by hand. The tile yards were abandoned in the 1950s, leaving the pits to fill naturally with...

Ashbyville Nature Reserve, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Ashbyville Nature Reserve, Scunthorpe

Popular with dog walkers, this local nature reserve is an ideal spot for stretching the legs and getting plenty of fresh air. The site is managed by North Lincolnshire Council.

Red Hill, Goulceby, Lincolnshire

Red Hill, Goulceby

The Wolds is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the highest area of land in eastern England between Yorkshire and Kent. The landscape is one of undeniable beauty, a sweeping vista of low hills, woodland, winding paths and steep valleys, underlain by chalk, limestone and sandstone...

Silica Country Park, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Silica Country Park, Scunthorpe

A popular location, Silica Park is an informal country park, based on the site of a former sand workings. There are plenty of areas to walk, enjoy a picnic or even angle on the lake. Local active interest is focused on the future development and improvement of the park.

Donna Nook Nature Reserve, Donna Nook, Lincolnshire

Donna Nook Nature Reserve, Donna Nook

One of the largest and most accessible breeding colonies of grey seals in the United Kingdom. The first pups are born in early November and the last in mid-late December, mostly along the edge of the dunes. A mid-week visit is highly recommended due to the poularity of the Reserve.

Goltho Wood, Wragby, Lincolnshire

Goltho Wood, Wragby

Goltho Wood is brimming with well-travelled footpaths and cycle routes. Passing from woodland to wetland beneath sprawling limewoods to an expansive, flat landscape containing medieval and monastic sites, the area is receptive to both nature-lovers and historians. The generally flat terrain ca...

Cleethorpes Country Park, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire

Cleethorpes Country Park, Cleethorpes

A wonderful place to spend the day! The park consists of woodland and grassland with wildflowers and a seven acre lake. Summer visitors will see a range of associated insects, wildfowl and skylarks. In winter there are wading birds using the park as a roosting site at high tide. There are p...

Cross O'Cliff Orchard, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Cross O'Cliff Orchard, Lincoln

After decades of neglect, restoration began in 1995. A little under 2 hectares in size and at least one hundred and fifty years old, the Orchard is open to the public. There are many old varieties of pear with wonderful names such as Louise Bonne de Jersey, Hessle and Pitman Duchess and many a...

RSPB Freiston Shore, Thurlby, Lincolnshire

RSPB Freiston Shore, Thurlby

At Freiston Shore you can get excellent views of waterbirds on the salt water lagoon, especially at high tide when wading birds roost, sometimes in their thousands. Summer is a good time to see nesting wading birds, including avocets and ringed plovers. In winter, brent geese congregate along wit...