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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Winter Work Rewards

Risedale Beck is our spring flower area.  The work on the banks must be completed before…

Coppice Block Started!

Today was the third of our Winter Worky Days and we accomplished a great deal! The…

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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

Festive Willow Weaving *FULLY BOOKED*

Wednesday 7th December

*FULLY BOOKED* We will be making Christmas decorations from coppiced willow. Come along and join…

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Latest Newsletter

Undergrowth Newsletter Autumn 2016, Part 1

An update on recent events and projects on the reserve and more.

Read this Issue (pdf | 2.0MB)


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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