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Lower Derwent Valley

A Natural England wood
East Riding of Yorkshire

Lower Derwent Valley

Size:
3.8 ha (9.39 acres)
Grid ref:
SE728456
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The Lower Derwent Valley supports a rich variety of plants and wildlife due to it comprising of a series of pastures, flood meadows and woodland. The site supports a breeding and wintering bird population of more than 80 species which has lead to the reserve being declared a Special Protection Area. The area also hosts a varied population of mammals from bats and hares to voles which are regularly seen.