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.

Latest Blog Posts

Colours of Autumn

Foxglove is just beginning to show autumn colours.  Sycamore leaves are starting to fall along the…

How Many Spiders?

Several days this week, driving around the corner near the heath, saw a spectacular display of…



{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

Fruits and Seeds Walk

Wednesday 7th October

Come and join our knowledgeable volunteers to discover the fruits and seeds around Foxglove in…


Latest Newsletter

Undergrowth - Late Spring/Early Summer 2015

An update on recent events and projects on the reserve.

Read this Issue (pdf | 5.7MB)

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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