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Barnack Hills and Holes National Nature Reserve - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Barnack, Stamford PE9 3EX, UK

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About Barnack Hills and Holes National Nature Reserve

The Hills and Holes is one of Britain’s most important wildlife sites. Covering an area of just 50 acres, the grassy slopes are home to a profusion of wild flowers. This type of meadowland is now all too rare; half of the surviving limestone grassland in Cambridgeshire is found here. In 2002 it was designated as a Special Area of Conservation, to protect the orchid rich grassland as part of the Natura 2000 network of sites throughout the European Union.


Attractions Near Barnack Hills and Holes National Nature Reserve

Burghley House
Burghley House3.13km from Barnack Hills and Holes National Nature Reserve

A sixteenth century English country house. Burghley House is an example of the Elizabethan prodigy house, it was built and still lived in by the Cecil family. The house is open to public on a seasonal basis and displays grand, richly furnished apartments. Burghley House is surrounded by a parkland and gardens.

Stamford Leisure Pool
Stamford Leisure Pool5.13km from Barnack Hills and Holes National Nature Reserve

Leisure Pool at Stamford includes a beach area with water jets and bubble features, a flume and a wave machine. Perfect for family fun. For those of you who want to focus on swimming come and use the 25 metre pool and reach your goals.

St John the Baptist's Church, Stamford
St John the Baptist's Church, Stamford5.25km from Barnack Hills and Holes National Nature Reserve

St John the Baptist is one of five medieval churches in Stamford, surviving from a total of 14. The imposing medieval church is wedged in an unlikely setting between two commercial buildings in the nationally important historic town centre of Stamford, and the well-proportioned pinnacled tower is a notable landmark.

Brownes Hospital
Brownes Hospital5.27km from Barnack Hills and Holes National Nature Reserve

Browne's Hospital is a medieval almshouse in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. It was founded in 1485 by wealthy wool merchant William Browne to provide a home and a house of prayer for twelve poor men and two poor women. was established as a home and a house of prayer for 10 poor men and 2 poor woman, with a Warden and a Confrater, both of whom were to be secular.

Brownes Hospital
Brownes Hospital5.33km from Barnack Hills and Holes National Nature Reserve

Browne's Hospital is a medieval almshouse in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. It was founded in 1485 by wealthy wool merchant William Browne to provide a home and a house of prayer for twelve poor men and two poor women. The Hospital was richly endowed with property and agricultural land in the neighbourhood. In 1994 it was used for filming, portraying Middlemarch Hospital in George Eliot's Middlemarch, most of which was filmed in Stamford.

All Saints Church, Stamford
All Saints Church, Stamford5.34km from Barnack Hills and Holes National Nature Reserve

All Saints' Church, Stamford is a parish church in the Church of England, situated in Stamford. It is one of the oldest churches in Stamford. It began as a daughter church of St Peter's, but in the 16th-century St Peter's was closed and the two congregations merged. It was now one of the famous pilgrimage centres in this area and also a torusit attraction too.

Where is Barnack Hills and Holes National Nature Reserve

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Rutland
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Rutland is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire. It is England’s smallest and arguably prettiest county and is the perfect place to spend time enjoying the great outdoors.

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