South Thoresby Warren LNR
Designated site name: South Thoresby Warren LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  Biological
County: LINCOLNSHIRE Natural England Area Team: East Midlands (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 11/08/2008 Declaring Authority: Lincolnshire County Council
Area (Ha): 12.43 Grid Reference: TF 394 762
Owned By:  Lincolnshire County Council Managed By:  Lincolnshire County Council
Location: Near South Thoresby village (off A16), LN13
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)

The site is located east of A16 at Calceby Beck on the northern road to South Thoresby Village.  A small lay by has been constructed to provide parking for visitors.

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: Early sucessional grassland with young plantation. . This former landfill site has been transformed into an area for both people and wildlife. Visitors may be lucky enough to see common spotted orchids in the spring and common centaury and evening primrose later on. Yellowhammer, goldfinch and long tailed tit may be seen at the edge of the woodland and scrub and you may also see a buzzard circling overhead. Small tortoiseshell and peacock feed on the summer flowers.

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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