Snipe Dales LNR
Designated site name: Snipe Dales LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  Biological
County: LINCOLNSHIRE Natural England Area Team: East Midlands (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 01/01/1982 Declaring Authority: Lincolnshire County Council
Area (Ha): 82.16 Grid Reference: TF 329 685
Owned By:  Lincolnshire County Council Managed By:  Lincolnshire County Council/Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Site map: View map of site
Location: Off Slash Lane, Lusby, PE23 4JB
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)

Lincolnshire Roadcar stops at Hagworthingham (the Country Park entrance is about 3 km from Hagworthingham). The Country Park car park is well signposted from the A158 Skegness-Lincoln road and from the B1195 Horncastle-Spilsby road. There is also a car park for the Nature Reserve close to the hamlet of Winceby. The car parks are approximately 1.6km (1 mile) apart and both have interpretive boards with maps.

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 Country Park woodland is largely conifers which are gradually being replaced by native broadleaved tree species, The Nature Reserve is more open grassland with good views. Ponds, a stream, rush pasture and dry grassland add to the rich mosaic.

The woods are full of birdsong in spring including willow warbler, blackcap, chaffinch, redpoll and blue, great and coal tits.

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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