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Local Nature Reserves

Cornwall has some fantastic Local Nature Reserves. Find one near you.

Bodmin Beacon

Bodmin Beacon is an award winning open space. It is well known amongst the local community but remains a secret to the passing tourist. The Beacon is a rich blend of community woodland, conservation area, beautiful traditional meadows and relict heath land covering 87 acres.

Bude Canal and Marshes

Bude Marshes was declared a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in 1983. The reserve covers an area of 6ha (14.5ac) of mainly reed bed, wet grassland and willow carr.

Kit Hill

With its 400 acres (152 hectares) for public enjoyment, Kit Hill Country Park is an ideal place for a wide range of activities including bird watching, kite flying and picnics.

Seaton Valley

The Local Nature Reserve is popular with visitors and is home to wildlife such as otters, kingfishers, dormice and fritillary butterflies.


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