Nature - Places of Interest

Places to visit around the UK and local to me 

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Donna Nook

Bempton Cliffs

Farne Island

Grey Seal

 Donna Nook National Nature Reserve covers more than 10 km (6.25 miles) of coastline between Grainthorpe Haven in the north and Saltfleet in the south where it borders the Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe 

Farne Island

Bempton Cliffs

Farne Island

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 The Farne Islands are a group of islands off the coast of Northumberland, England 

Bempton Cliffs

Bempton Cliffs

Bempton Cliffs

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 The Bempton Cliffs reserve, on the spectacular Yorkshire coast, Around half a million seabirds gather here between March and October to raise a family on towering chalk cliffs . 

Lunt Meadows

Formby Red Squirrels

Bempton Cliffs

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 Lunt Meadows is a new wetland Nature Reserve, covering 77ha .The site functions as a flood storage basin for the River Alt, and is managed by Lancashire Wildlife Trust as a wetland nature reserve. 

Formby Red Squirrels

Formby Red Squirrels

Formby Red Squirrels

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 Formby and the Sefton Coast is one of the few places in England where Red Squirrels have survived and sightings of this charming little animal provide joy to local residents and visitors alike 

Leighton Moss RSPB

Formby Red Squirrels

Formby Red Squirrels

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 Leighton Moss boasts the largest reed bed in north-west England and is home to a wide range of spectacular wildlife including otters, bearded tits, marsh harriers, egrets and red deer. .

Bellymack Hill Farm

Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve

Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

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 Found on the Red Kite Trial in Dumfries and Galloway. 

Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve

Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

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 A rugged and beautiful destination offering open space and tranquil wildlife watching. Wander through wildflower meadows spotting orchids, butterflies and dragonflies, or see our winter migration spectacle 

Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve

Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve

Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve

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 A wildlife-rich haven in the heart of agricultural west Lancashire. .

Pennington Flash

Yarrow Valley Country Park

Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve

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 Pennington Flashes (LNR) is part of an impressive country park. The lake and surrounding marshland are home to a diverse group of mammals, birds and insects, including 5 RSPB red listed birds and the protected water vole. 

Yarrow Valley Country Park

Yarrow Valley Country Park

Yarrow Valley Country Park

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 Chorley’s increasingly popular Yarrow Valley Country Park is a 700-acre facility, run by Chorley Council, including a visitor centre built using Heritage Lottery funds. Yarrow Valley Country Park has been awarded Green Flag status for the fifth year in a row 

Stanley Park

Yarrow Valley Country Park

Yarrow Valley Country Park

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 A local park with one of the largest population of nesting Herons and other wildlife.