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Rank Title Description Species total
51 Whitlingham C.P. (Norfolk)

Landscaped flooded gravel workings with small areas of parkland, agriculture and deciduous woodland. A local nature reserve run by the Whitlingham Charitable Trust & Broads Authority. The lakes are not actually broads, and nobody other than the Broads Authority call it 'Britain's Magical Waterland'. Whitlingham is known locally for its winter wildfowl, but also has a number of county first fungi records.

796
52 Gaywood Valley: Osier Marsh

Grass marshland, The Woodland Trust's Reffley Wood and domestic residences on eastern edge of King's Lynn, Norfolk.

733
53 Fishwick Local Nature Reserve, Preston

This LNR is a mixture of a reclaimed landfill site; an allotment; a relic apple orchard; a watercress farm; a typha swamp and a woodland.  There are 7 grassland areas that have been developed on the landfill sites.  There are 3 permanent ponds and a number of temporary ponds.  Throslock Wood at the eastern end of the Reserve is a Biological Heritage Site which is made up of mature, native non-plantation woodland.

 

 

 

681
54 Aylesbury Garden

Ryan Clark's garden in Aylesbury. Set in a urban location and not really managed especially for wildlife apart from; a small area of meadow flowers, a 1m square pond and some nesting space for bees and wasps.

672
55 TQ4335 (Forest Row, East Sussex)

The kilometre square just to the north of the village of Forest Row, mostly comprising Tablehurst Farm (organic) and Emerson College. There are small ghyll streams, several large ponds, clusters of Ancient Woodland, and meadow, as well as the old railway line (now the Forest Way) and the river Medway.

An ongoing project started 1 January 2015 by Forest Row natural history group.

664
56 Southerham Sussex Wildlife Trust Reserve

Picturesque rolling downland with chalk grassland flowers and butterflies, set in a working livestock farm as part of the wider Lewes Downs area.

 

643
57 Daffern's Wood LNR

A newly designated Local Nature Reserve in Arley, North Warwickshire. Most of the reserve is ancient woodland but it includes some grassland with surrounding scrub.

637
58 Selwyns Wood Sussex Wildlife Trust Reserve

A mixture of woodland types with heathy glades and streams in East Sussex.

538
59 Beacon Hill LNR ​This is one of Brighton & Hove's Nature Reserves in Rottingdean, Sussex. It is mainly chalk grassland very close to the nearby cliffs. There is woodland, an old allotment scrub area, and more recently a miniature pitch and putt course has been absorbed into the reserve. Sheep grazing takes place at certain times of the year. Butterflies, Birds and Plants are regularly monitored but Insects, Fungi and other organisms are currently under-recorded here. 485
60 Hawk Conservancy Trust, Hants.

Home of the Hawk Conservancy Trust, a small charity focussed on raptor conservation.  Situated 4km to the west of Andover, Hampshire, the 9 hectare site is a mixture of woodland, grassland and wildflower meadow display areas.

453

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