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Wingate Quarry
 
LNR Type: Rural
County: Durham
Natural England
Regional Team:
North East
Year of Declaration: 2004
Declaring Authority: Durham County 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: NZ 373 375
Location: Towards Trimdon and Deaf Hill
Owned by: Durham County Council
Managed by: Durham County Council and Forestry Commission
SSSI Type: Biological & Geological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Approximately 7 miles (12km) east of Durham City centre on the A181. From A181 at Wheatley Hill, take B1278 towards Trimdon and Deaf Hill. The reserve is on the left at the junction of B1278 and minor road to Deaf
Hill. It is signposted from the road. Nearest postcode for GPS purposes is TS29 6NT.

By Bus: Services 22, 212, 213 (Arriva) to site
entrance. Approximately 500m walk to the site
Visitor facilities: Large car park, no disabled parking bays. Dogs to be kept on a lead. Cyclist and Horse riders must stick to ppublic footpaths. Be careful around cliff edges.
What to see: Magnesian Limestone grassland and associated wildflower.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Durham Voluntary Countryside Ranger Service
tel: 0191 372 9103 www.durhamheritagecoast.org/DHC/usp.nsf/pws/Durham+Heritage+Coast+-+Be+a+Volunteer
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Durham Countryside Service
telephone: 0191 372 9100
email: countryside@durham.gov.uk
Website address and other links: leaflet: http://content.durham.gov.uk/PDFRepository/Wingate_Quarry_LNR_FINAL_WITH_INTERACTIVES.

www.durham.gov.uk/countryside

Last Updated: 08/03/2013
 
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