Nature reserves


Cloud Bar

Sea Road, Anderby Creek, Lincolnshire, PE24 5XW, Tel: 01522 782070

It may not serve any alcohol, but the Cloud Bar on the beach at Anderby Creek in Lincolnshire, UK, has been sanctioned by The Cloud Appreciation Society as the world’s first ‘Official Cloudspotting Area’.

Collyweston Quarries

Eastern-on-the-Hill, nr Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3PQ, Tel: 01604 405285

Limestone grassland and a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Old Roman quarry now supporting rare plants, including a number of orchid species.

Far Ings National Nature Reserve

Far Ings Visitor Centre, Far Ings Lane, Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire, DN18 5RG, Tel: 01652 637055

Discover the wildlife of the south Humber Bank at the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust's Far Ings National Nature Reserve. The Freshwater clay pits and reedbeds, meadow and hawthorn scrub are rich in flora and fauna.

Fiskerton Fen Nature Reserve

Ferry Road, Fiskerton, LN3 4HU, Tel:

Fiskerton Fen Nature Reserve lies beside the River Witham. It was created from the huge pit that was left when clay was dug out to reinforce the river banks and reduce flood risk.

Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve
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Gibraltar Point Wash Study Centre, Gibraltar Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE24 4SU, Tel: 01754 762677

Nature reserve with 1500 acres of habitat including sand dunes, salt marsh, sandy shores and freshwater marsh. There is also a visitor and residential centre.

Hubbards Hills

Crowtree Lane, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 9HD, Tel: 01507 601111

Just on the outskirts of Louth lies the riverine park of Hubbards Hills, a chalk steep-sided valley. Every season has something special to offer in this luscious parkland.

Lincolnshire Coastal Grazing Marshes

Manby, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 8UP, Tel: 01507 613133

The culture and history around the Lincolnshire Coastal Grazing Marshes is closely associated with traditional farming methods using livestock to graze fertile, ancient pastures where species rich hay meadows were cut for forage.

RSPB Frampton Marsh
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Frampton Roads, Frampton, Lincolnshire, PE20 1AY, Tel: 01205 724678

A beautiful nature reserve, perfect for a relaxing walk or watching wildlife.

Freiston Shore

Shore Road, Freiston, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 0LY, Tel: 01205 724678

At Freiston Shore you can get excellent views of waterbirds on the salt water lagoon, especially at high tide when wading birds roost, sometimes in their thousands.

Saltfleetby Nature Reserve

English Nature Office, Off View, LN11 7TR, Tel: 01507 338611

Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe Dunes Nature Reserve stretches for 8km along the north-east coast of Lincolnshire. Its constantly changing habitats, shaped by the wind and sea, are home to a wealth of plants, birds and insects.

The Natural World Centre & Little
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Whisby Nature Park, Moor Lane, Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln, LN6 9BW, Tel: 01522 688868

Enjoy a day out including walking trails, bird watching, wildlife adventure playpark, local produce café and gift shop, plus exhibitions and children's activities - all at the same venue.

The Sir Peter Scott Lighthouse

East Bank Lighthouse, Wing Land, Sutton Bridge, Spalding, PE12 9YT, Tel: 01959 523523

Built in 1930 at Sutton Bridge the Sir Peter Scott lighthouse was an essential part of navigation for the new river Nene cutting; a vast straight drainage channel excavated to help drain low lying inland areas known as the Fens.