Kelloe Field Nature Reserve

Terrain: Difficult
Size: 2.40 hectares
OS Map: 305
Nearest Postcode: DH6 4NN
Nearest Town: Kelloe
Grid Reference: NZ 343 364
Please note: There is no public access to this site but guided visits may be arranged for members groups.

One of the few remnants of species rich magnesian limestone grasslands.

Kelloe field is a small magnesian limestone grassland on a south facing slope with typical wildflowers including lady’s bedstraw, fairy flax, restharrow, salad burnet as well as quaking and crested hair grass grass. There is also an area of limestone fen in the low lying areas to the south which is dominated by rushes and sedges with meadowsweet and figwort.

Reserve Map & Access

Difficult due to steep slopes and boggy conditions.

Access & Parking
There is no public access to this site due to its difficult terrain and sensitive habitats. There is parking for several cars in a small car park adjacent to Church Kelloe.

No dogs allowed due to grazing animals on site.

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