Holme Fen NNR contains birch woodland, heathland and acid grassland (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)

Holme Fen NNR contains birch woodland, heathland and acid grassland (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire)

Holme

Ref: #5614

Parking
Free parking along the road in various lay-bys
Restrictions
No fires, BBQ and camping on site. Very wet off paths
Power
None on Site
Features
Lake / reservoir
Marshes / bog
River
Desolate
Exterior of buildings
Sheds / outhouse
Thatched roof
Bridge
Heath
Off-road track
Woods
Meadow
Summer House
Location Overview

Holme Fen National Nature Reserve is a rare and isolated remnant of fen habitat lying at the lowest most westerly point of East Anglian fen basin. Birch woodland, remnant ancient bog, heathland, acid grassland. Features charcoal kilns left behind when large scale felling took place for charcoal making during the Second World War. There is a bungalow on site (protected building)

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