Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve

Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve covers 100 acres of moorland edge adjacent to Cambrai Lines at Catterick and has a remarkable mix of habitats and species. The reserve contains semi-natural woodland, heathland, flower-rich grassland, streams, ponds, a lake, willow and alder carr, coniferous woodlands and wet meadows.

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Adam

Adam has spent four years at Foxglove.  He is now taking a different path into teaching…

Insects

The Festival of Nature gave people the chance to learn a little more about the insects…

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{img_title} Discover Foxglove Covert

The patchwork of habitats across Foxglove Covert Local Nature Reserve is home to more than 2440 species. Discover the reserve habitats here on our website

At the heart of the reserve is a modern, purpose-designed Field Centre, a great place to start your visit and learn more about the wildlife of Foxglove Covert.  500m from the Field Centre is a bespoke outdoor classroom.


{img_title} Learning for Everyone

For school parties and families of all ages there is so much to learn at Foxglove Covert LNR. Our Education Section includes downloadable activities and a planning guide for teachers visiting the reserve.

Find out about the diverse wildlife species living here on our reserve. Learn about our essential bird ringing and conservation work.


{img_title} Support a Winning Team

Foxglove Covert needs your support to continue our conservation work and maintain the wonderful habitats, facilities and events.

There are five ways you can help: You can become a Foxglove Volunteer, join The Friends of Foxglove Covert; subscribe to the 100 Club, take part in our Adopt-A-Box scheme or buy goods from our shop.


Our Next Event

Arty Butterflies

Wednesday 12th August

Join us for a walk around the reserve to identify butterflies, moths and dragonflies.  Then…

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Latest Newsletter

Undergrowth - Late Spring/Early Summer 2015

An update on recent events and projects on the reserve.

Read this Issue (pdf | 5.7MB)


Festival of Nature

Join us on 18th and 19th July for a weekend of events celebrating the diversity of wildlife at Foxglove. See the events page for more information


Senior Reserve Manager - Post Vacancy

A fantastic opportunity to become part of the Foxglove team. For more information please see the full Job Description.


Opening Times

Year round opening times are:
Weekdays 9am-5pm
Weekends and Bank Holidays 10am-4pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day


How to Find Us

Foxglove Covert LNR is 4 miles from the A1 in Catterick Garrison near Richmond, North Yorkshire.

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