Lucas Marsh LNR
Designated site name: Lucas Marsh LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: LEICESTERSHIRE Natural England Area Team: East Midlands (LNR)
Other overlapping designations:
Date of Declaration: 02/03/1996 Declaring Authority: Oadby And Wigston Borough Council
Area (Ha): 1.46 Grid Reference: SP 621 997
Owned By:  Oadby & Wigston Borough Council Managed By:  Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust
Location: Washbrook Lane, Oadby, Leicester LE2 5QG
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)

Situated just off the main B582 Wigston to Oadby Road off Washbrook Lane.

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: Lucas' Marsh covers just 1.5 hectares but is very rich in biodiversity. It forms part of Brock's Hill Country Park. The marsh developed as a result of quarrying and excavation. Habitats include a reedbed, ponds, rough grassland, dense scrub and scattered trees.

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.

    The information in this database is continuously being updated for all 1600 LNRs in England. Please notify us if you are aware of any discrepancies on these pages by contacting our Enquiry Service with the details.