Morley Quarry LNR
Designated site name: Morley Quarry LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Both
County: LEICESTERSHIRE Natural England Area Team: East Midlands (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 22/09/1995 Declaring Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
Area (Ha): 3.11 Grid Reference: SK 476 179
Owned By:  Charnwood Borough Council Managed By:  Charnwood Borough Council, Recreation Services
Location: Morley Lane, Shepshed, Leicestershire, LE12 9EU
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)

By car: off M1 Junction 23 towards Shepshed, 2nd left into Iveshead Road then left into Morley Lane. Car park at end of Morley Lane.
By bus No. 99 runs from Coalville to Loughborough via Shepshed & No. 1237 from Leicester to Shepshed.

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: Series of disused stone quarries, pond with good breeding toad population and heath grassland.
The site is a Regionally Important Geological Site (RIGS).

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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