Scraptoft LNR
Designated site name: Scraptoft LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: LEICESTERSHIRE Natural England Area Team: East Midlands (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 14/11/2002 Declaring Authority: Harborough District Council
Area (Ha): 14.33 Grid Reference: SK 648 061
Owned By:  Leicester City Council Managed By:  Leicester City Council, Parks and Greenspace Department
Location: Beeby Road, Scraptoft, Leicester, LE7 9SG
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 on Beeby Road on the Northeastern edge of Scrptoft village 300m out of the village. Scraptoft brook on the southern boundary of the site at Keays Way provides access for the more athletic.

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 site was a prisoner of war camp during the second world war. The habitts include an area of semi improved grassland and mature hawthorn scrub. A pond been created to increse the wildlife variation.

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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