Foxglove Covert LNR
Designated site name: Foxglove Covert LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  
County: NORTH YORKSHIRE Natural England Area Team: Yorkshire & Northern Lincolnshire (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 06/04/2001 Declaring Authority: Richmondshire District Council
Area (Ha): 30.05 Grid Reference: SE 161 971
Owned By:  MoD Managed By:  Foxglove Covert Board
Location: Adjacent to Cambria Lines at Catterick Garrison, DL9 3PS
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)

From A1 take the A6136 towards Catterick and Richmond. In the centre of the Garrison the A6136 reaches a large central roundabout. Go straight over onto Leyburn Road, follow this road for almost a mile - past the Golf Course on the left - and where the road bends round to the left take the second of the two roads to the right which is Ava Road. Head for the barrier and directions will be given from there by the security staff.
Access via Cambrai Lines front gate is always possible at any time during regular hours, outside normal opening hours by arrangement only.

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: Rich moasic of habitats including semi-natural woodland, heathland, flower rich grassland, streams, ponds, a lake, willow and alder carr and coniferous woodland. Birds include willow tit, great spotted woodpecker and tawny owl

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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    Aerial view of site

    Kingfisher. Photo credit: Whitfield Benson

    Water vole Photo credit: Whitfield Benson

    Peacock butterfly on Knapweed Photo credit: Whitfield Benson

    Orchid Photo credit: Whitfield Benson

    Greater Spotted Woodpecker Photo credit: Whitfield Benson