Bracken Hill Wood LNR
Designated site name: Bracken Hill Wood LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Both
County: COUNTY DURHAM Natural England Area Team: Northumbria (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 11/08/2005 Declaring Authority: Durham County Council
Area (Ha): 14.8 Grid Reference: NZ 406 399
Owned By:  Durham County Council Managed By:  Durham County Council and Forestry Comission
Location: Whithouse Way, Peterlee, Durham, SR8
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)

Follow A19 north from Castle Eden for 1 mile. Just before the footbridge which crosses the A19, turn left onto Shotton Lane and follow signs for Bracken Hill Industrial Estate. Atthe T-junction, turn left into Whitehouse Way. Turn right at the ‘Road Closed’ sign where limited parking is available. Nearest postcode SR8 2RR

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: Ancient plant types which signify the age of the woodland. Meadow and grassland and various small mammels

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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