Paths, parks and countryside areas

Rodney Stoke

  • Type: National Nature Reserve
  • Location: Somerset

With stunning views and a rich flora and fauna, Rodney Stoke NNR is a fine example of the woodlands that can be found on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills. The reserve has two main habitat types; broadleaved woodland and calcareous grassland.

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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

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

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

Highbury Wood

  • Distance or area: 46 hectares
  • Type: National Nature Reserve
  • Location: Gloucestershire

Highbury Wood lies on the eastern bank of the River Wye and is a prime example of the very rich and diverse woodland for which the Wye Valley is internationally important. The site is noted for its variety of woodland types, reflecting the wide range of soils, aspect and drainage on the site. It has now been permanently opened up for people enjoying the outdoors on foot.

More information:www.naturalengland.org.uk