Byron's Pool LNR
Designated site name: Byron's Pool LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: CAMBRIDGESHIRE Natural England Area Team: West Anglia (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 31/01/2005 Declaring Authority: Cambridge City Council
Area (Ha): 4.36 Grid Reference: TL 436 547
Owned By:  Cambridge City Council Managed By:  Cambridge City Council and City Greenways Project
Location: Trumpington, Cambridge. CB3 9ND
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)

Foot/cycle - entrance from car park off Grantchester Road.
Bus route Citi 7.
By road - from Trumpington take Grantchester Road towards Grantchester. Turn left just before river and cottages signposted to Byron's End.

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 is named after Lord Byron who used to swim in the weir pool. Woodland site next to the River Cam. Site management includes gradually removing non-native species eg sycamore from the woodland. A number of small ponds are managed for amphibians.
Birds include kingfishers, grey wagtails, woodpeckers and little grebe. Other wildlife includes frogs, speckled wood butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies.

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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