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.
Sunshine, showers, cloud and wind were all recorded at Foxglove today. Strong winds and cool temperatures…
Unfortunately over the recent weeks our bee numbers have been dwindling. This is because we have…
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.
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.
Foxglove Covert needs your support to continue our conservation work and maintain the wonderful habitats, facilities and events.
Wednesday 9th September
Ever wondered what the children are looking at in the sinks on the pond-dipping platforms?…
An update on recent events and projects on the reserve.
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Year round opening times are:
Weekends and Bank Holidays 10am-4pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day
Foxglove Covert LNR is 4 miles from the A1 in Catterick Garrison near Richmond, North Yorkshire.