Fox Covert LNR
Designated site name: Fox Covert LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: DERBYSHIRE Natural England Area Team: East Midlands (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 23/03/1993 Declaring Authority: Erewash District Council
Area (Ha): 5.21 Grid Reference: SK 486 333
Owned By:  Erewash Borough Council Managed By:  Groundwork Erewash Valley.
Location: West Park, Long Eaton, NG10 3NP
How to get there: Please check how to get to the LNR e.g. Using Traveline Traveline website or phone 0871 200 22 33 (chargeable call)

Access off Tamworth Road Long Eaton.

Visitor facilities: We advise you to check information about the current visitor facilities before you go to the LNR e.g. through the local authority or managing body's website.

What to see: The marshland next to the Erewash Canal contains the colourful Yellow Iris and Purple Loosestrife. The central wet, Willow woodland is particularly important for both insects and Lichens, with a number of old trees providing nesting sites for birds. Flowers that are found within the damper areas include Ragged Robin, Tufted Forget-Me-Not and the very scented Meadow Sweet.

Volunteer and 'Friends': For information about volunteering and 'Friends' groups, please contact the manager and see teh local authority or managing body's website.
Contact the local authority or owner of the LNR for further information - e.g. through the Local authority website.

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