Sunnyhurst Woods LNR
Designated site name: Sunnyhurst Woods LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: LANCASHIRE Natural England Area Team: Cheshire to Lancashire (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 13/12/2005 Declaring Authority: Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
Area (Ha): 35.5 Grid Reference: SD 676 227
Owned By:  Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council Managed By:  Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council - Culture, Leisure and Sport Department
Location: Earnsdale Road, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 0LA
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)

Various pedestrian access points into the wood. Main entrance is from Earnsdale Road off the A666 in Darwen.

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: This site is a Biological Heritage Site (BHS 62NE07) selected for its woodland and scrub habitats, breeding birds, flowering plants and ferns.

Birds include kingfisher and heron. About 702 species of plants, birds, invertebrates and mammals have been recorded on site.

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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