Owlet Plantation LNR
Designated site name: Owlet Plantation LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: LINCOLNSHIRE Natural England Area Team: East Midlands (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 24/10/2005 Declaring Authority: Lincolnshire County Council
Area (Ha): 50.28 Grid Reference: SK 829 953
Owned By:  Woodland Trust Managed By:  Woodland Trust
Location: Blyton, DN21
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)

Take the A159 from Scunthorpe via Messingham, Scotter and into Blyton. As you leave Blyton take a right turn. At the junction turn left towards Holme Farm and Owlet Plantation car park is on the right.

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: Birch, oak and pine areas are interspersed among more open heath while scattered throughout the area you’ll find mature oak trees. Remnant heath vegetation occurs on more open areas and is home to a wealth of butterflies like the brimstone, small copper and purple hairstreak.

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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