Places of Interest nearby
Location address: United Kingdom, Broxtowe, Beeston
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This complex of flooded gravel pits and islands covers 145 hectares and provides an ideal habitat for a wide range of plants, birds and other wildlife. The nature reserve is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is managed in partnership with the owners, Cemex with support from Broxtowe Borough Council. The SSSI extends westwards beyond Barton Lane to the County Boundary.
Attenborough Nature Reserve is a nature reserve at Attenborough, Nottinghamshire, England, located 7 Kilometres south west of Nottingham city centre. It is managed by Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust in partnership with the site’s owners, Cemex (formerly RMC Group), supported by Broxtowe Borough Council. At its centre is a building called Attenborough Nature Centre, comprising visitor services and educational facilities.