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Naturenet: South Yorkshire

LEEDS CITY COUNCIL - Nature Conservation + 6 LNRs

Name:Anston Stones Wood. Owned by Anston Parish Council.
Contact:Located on the A57 Between Sheffield and Worksop near South Anston
Phone:Mike Gazur, Clerk to the Parish Council on 01909560922
Status:SSSI and Local Nature Reserve
Features:Ancient woodland and unimproved grassland. good variety of plants.

Name:Humberhead Peatlands National Nature Reserve
Contact:Natural England, IAB, York University, Heslington, York, YO1 5DD
Phone:01904 432700
Status:National Nature Reserve

Name:Maltby Common
Contact:Located just off the A631 at Maltby
Features:Unimproved grassland with several species of Orchids, and good numbers of other plants.

Name:Redmires Reservoir / Rivelin Dams
Contact:Located between Sheffield and the Peak District nearest main road A57.
Features:A series of 3 reservoirs which attract unusual birds.

Name:Rother Valley Country Park. Owned by Rotherham Council
Contact:Located Just off the M1 motorway at junction 31
Phone:Telephone 0114 2471452
Status: Country Park
Features:Covers 750 acres and is soon to be increased to 1000 acres. Formerly an opencast coal mine it is now open grassland which is grazed, areas of young tree plantations and 5 lakes which attract excellent numbers of waders and wildfowl.

Name:Thybergh Country Park  Owned by Rotherham Council,
Contact:Located off the Rotherham to Doncaster road the A630, near Thybergh
Phone: Telephone 01709 850353
Status: Country Park
Features: Ex Reservoir now a nature reserve during the winter months and a watersports centre during the summer months

Name:Ulley Country Park
Contact:Pleasey Rd, Ulley, Sheffield S31 0YL
Phone:01709 365332
Status:Country Park
Features:Lake, park


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