The Shrubberies LNR
Designated site name: The Shrubberies LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  Biological
County: LINCOLNSHIRE Natural England Area Team: East Midlands (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 28/09/2006 Declaring Authority: Lincolnshire County Council
Area (Ha): 4.39 Grid Reference: TF 424 233
Owned By:  Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust Managed By:  Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Location: Long Sutton, PE12 9BT
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)

Situated at the end of Long Sutton, the reserve lies to the south of the old A17. The entrance is via a gate from a small side road (Garnsgate Road) where cars may be parked.

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 Shrubberies comprise old parkland and pasture of a type now rare in the Fens with fine oak and other large trees. Some 49 species of birds and 12 species of butterflies have been recorded. There is a pond with a wooded island and adjoining marshy areas with fringing alders. The grassland is grazed and sometimes cut for hay. An acre of land was planted with native trees in 1989.

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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