Paths, parks and countryside areas

Humberhead Peatlands

  • Distance or area: 2,887 hectares
  • Type: National Nature Reserve
  • Location: South Yorkshire

The Humberhead Peatlands NNR comprises Thorne, Goole, and Crowleexternal link Moors, as well as Hatfield Moors and it represents the largest area of raised bog wilderness in lowland Britain at 2,887 hectares in size. It has now been permanently opened up for people enjoying the outdoors on foot.

More information:www.naturalengland.org.uk

Ingleborough

  • Distance or area: 1014 hectares
  • Type: National Nature Reserve
  • Location: North Yorkshire

Ingleborough is one of the famous Three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Together with Pen-y-ghent and Whernside, this mountainous area is renowned and protected for its special wildlife, geology and spectacular scenery.

More information:www.naturalengland.org.uk

Barrington Hil

  • Type: National Nature Reserve
  • Location: Somerset

The reserve represents a large area of species-rich unimproved neutral grassland; a habitat which is now rarely found in England. It has now been permanently opened up for people enjoying the outdoors on foot.

More information:www.naturalengland.org.uk

Hog Cliff

  • Type: National Nature Reserve
  • Location: Dorset

The reserve has downland slopes on a range of aspects with rich grassland communities typical of the chalk of west-central Dorset. Areas of scrub (principally on the upper slopes) and small areas of woodland add diversity to the site. Hog Cliff has now been permanently opened up for people enjoying the outdoors on foot.

More information:www.naturalengland.org.uk

Wyre Forest

  • Distance or area: 549 hectares
  • Type: National Nature Reserve
  • Location: Worcestershire

The reserve overlies a plateau containing shales and sandstones of the Upper Carboniferous Coal Measures. The area is heavily faulted, giving rise to steep valleys. Wyre Forest has elements of both lowland and upland woodland and also contains a number of unimproved grassland meadows. Old orchards and areas of scrub also contribute to the variety of habitats present in the reserve.

More information:www.naturalengland.org.uk