Kirby Frith LNR
Designated site name: Kirby Frith LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: LEICESTERSHIRE Natural England Area Team: East Midlands (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 08/11/1989 Declaring Authority: Leicester City Council
Area (Ha): 2.05 Grid Reference: SK 540 045
Owned By:  Leicester City Council Managed By:  Leicester City Council /Groundwork and volunteers
Location: Ryder Road, Braunstone Frith, Leicester, LE3 6TA
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)

The Local Nature Reserve lies adjacent to Western Golf Course, and access is from Ryder Road, off Scudamore Road. Bus services 12 and 14 run to Ryder Road from the city centre.

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: This reserve is the richest wildflower grassland in Leicestershire. The site contains Devils-bit Scabious, Betony, Great Burnet, Tormentil, Yellow Rattle and many other grassland species. It is also very good for grassland butterflies such as Speckled Wood, Meadow Brown and Ringlet.

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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