Cleethorpes Sands LNR
Designated site name: Cleethorpes Sands LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  Biological
County: LINCOLNSHIRE Natural England Area Team: Yorkshire & Northern Lincolnshire (LNR)
Other overlapping designations: Humber Estuary - 2000480 SSSI Humber Estuary Ramsar Humber Estuary SAC Humber Estuary SPA
Date of Declaration: 19/06/2000 Declaring Authority: North East Lincolnshire District Council
Area (Ha): 457.24 Grid Reference: TA 331 070
Owned By:  North East Lincolnshire Council Managed By:  North East Lincolnshire Council
Location: On the east coast adjacent to Cleethorpes and Humberston, DN35
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: From the A180 Motorway Link through Grimsby follow signs for Cleethorpes. A46 from Lincoln, follow the signs for Grimsby then follow the signs for Cleethorpes. A16 from Boston, follow the signs for Grimsby then signs for Cleethorpes. Parking can be found at Cleethorpes Boating Lake and Discovery Centre on the Kings Road. Main Rail Station from Doncaster, Manchester, London and Sheffield. Bus Routes 8, 7 and 9 from Cleethorpes Station. Or for fun in the summer season take the lolly pop train from Cleethorpes Pier.

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: Cleethorpes Local Nature Reserve has a range of habitats such as sand dunes, wildflower areas, saltmarsh, mud flats and sand banks. Through the summer species like common spotted and southern march orchid can be seen in wildflower areas with birds-foot-trefoil and yellow rattle and several species of clover. In the winter, over winter and migratory birds like dunlin, knot, oyster catcher and curlew.

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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