To qualify for local nature reserve (LNR) status, a site must be of importance for wildlife, geology, education or public enjoyment.
LNRs must be controlled by the local authority through ownership, lease or agreement with the owner. The main aim must be to care for the natural features that make the site special.
List of local nature reserves
The following sites have been declared as LNRs. To find out more information, including links to location maps, click here
, or click on the individual sites listed below: