Blackhall Grasslands LNR
Designated site name: Blackhall Grasslands LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Geological
County: COUNTY DURHAM Natural England Area Team: Northumbria (LNR)
Other overlapping designations: Durham Coast SAC Durham Coast SSSI
Date of Declaration: 11/08/2005 Declaring Authority: Durham County Council
Area (Ha): 90.55 Grid Reference: NZ 465 394
Owned By:  Durham County Council Managed By:  County Durham Environmental Trust and the Forestry Commision
Location: Station Road, Blackhall Rocks, TS27 4AT
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)

Turn off the A1086 (Coast Road) into Station Road.
Buses from Hartlepool (Go North East x5,
231,Arriva 230, 242) and Peterlee (Go North East x5, 231, Arriva 242, 246)

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 underlying Geology is Magnesian Limestone, unique wildflower and grasses grow in this soil type. Within Durham Heritage coastline. Bird watchers paradise.

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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