Glen Parva (Glen Hills) LNR
Designated site name: Glen Parva (Glen Hills) LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: LEICESTERSHIRE Natural England Area Team: East Midlands (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 17/03/2010 Declaring Authority: Blaby District Council
Area (Ha): 11.95 Grid Reference: SP 562 993
Owned By:  Blaby District Council, Leicestershire County Council and Glen Parva Parish Council Managed By:  Blaby District Council, Leicestershire County Council and Glen Parva Parish Council
Location: Off Parsons Drive, Glen Parva, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE2 9NY
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)

Near to Dorothy Avenue Playing Fields. Access also from Parsons Drive. Alternatively, off the main A426 Leicester Road. Access onto the path that leads to the site can be accessed from Gilmorton Avenue, head south towards the village. Glen Hills in on the right. Access from the cycle route and over the locks from the canal tow path.

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: Habitats include woodland, scrub, wet and neutral grassland, hedgerows and a pond. A canal runs along the western side of the 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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