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Habberley Valley
 
LNR Type: Rural
County: Worcestershire
Natural England
Regional Team:
West Midlands
Year of Declaration: 1994
Declaring Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: SO 805 773
Location: Valley Close off Habberley Lane, Kidderminster, DY11 5RD
Owned by: Wyre Forest District Council
Managed by: Wyre Forest District Council
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Valley Close off Habberley Lane B4190. Situated to the North West of Kidderminster and to the North East of Bewdley.
Visitor facilities: The site has a visitor/interpretation centre open during the school holidays, two way marked circular walks and a permanent orienteering course. Habberley Valley also has a beautiful guided trail that leads out into the surrounding countryside.
What to see: This sandstone valley contains open acid grassland, remnant lowland heathland, birch and oak woodland, (containing areas of bilberry under storey), mature woodland and ancient semi-natural woodland. Large sandstone outcrops provide magnificent relief.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: To enquire about volunteering with the Wyre Forest Ranger Service (nicola.foskett@wyreforestdc.gov.uk ) on 01562 732953.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: For general enquiries contact Wyre Forest District Council - Worcestershire Hub
Tel: 01562 732928
e-mail: worcestershirehub@wyreforestdc.gov.uk
Website address and other links: www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk/cms/non-lgnl-pages/community-and-partnership-serv/rangers/heathland-and-acid-grasslands.aspx

Alternatively try: www.wyreforestdc.gov.uk and search for Habberley Valley Local Nature Reserve.

Last Updated: 28/06/2013
 
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