Redisher Wood LNR
Designated site name: Redisher Wood LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: GREATER MANCHESTER Natural England Area Team: Cheshire to Lancashire (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 08/11/2004 Declaring Authority: Bury Council
Area (Ha): 12.72 Grid Reference: SD 774 156
Owned By:  Bury Metropolitan Borough Council Managed By:  Bury Metropolitan Borough Council
Location: base of Holcombe Hill, in the north of Bury
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 main entrance is via Redisher Lane but there is no parking here. Several footpaths give pedestrian access including one from Moorbottom Road and Park Road , off Bolton Road West. Buses 474, 472, 481 and others stop outside the Hare and Hounds Public House on Bolton Road West.

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: One of the best ancient woodlands in the Borough with a good display of bluebells in the spring. It is home to a number of important woodland birds. Holcombe Brook runs through the wood and has stone loach and aquatic insects such as mayflies. The shallow ponds have interesting plants including marsh marigolds and common valerian. Habitats include semi-natural broad leaved woodland, scrub, neutral grassland, acid grassland, acid heath, marshy grassland, standing water/running water, swamp and bracken.

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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