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.
It was hot and most creatures were making the most of the heat and sun. There…
It started off grey and wet at Foxglove this morning. It certainly didn’t feel like summer!…
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.
Saturday 27th August
At the end of August many plants have set seed but the late flowering Knapweed…
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.