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Childwall Woods and Fields
LNR Type: Urban
County: Merseyside
Natural England
Regional Team:
North West
Year of Declaration: 2004
Declaring Authority: Liverpool City Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: SJ 413 885
Location: Chidwall Abbey Road, Childwall, Liverpool, L16 0JE
Owned by: Liverpool City Council
Managed by: Liverpool City Council and Lancashire Wildlife Trust
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Buses 61, 78 and 75. By car - M62, west onto Queens Drive, south onto Childwall Abbey Road and south onto Childwall Lane.
Visitor facilities: No parking. Events included in Liverpool City Council Ranger Service leaflets. Trails, accessible paths, on-site signage, site leaflets and web based information being developed and finished for November 2006.
What to see: Habitats include neutral grassland, broadleaf woodland.

Native bluebell, linnet, siskin and a wide range of butterflies. The grassland has spectacular show of common spotted and southern marsh orchid in early June.

Within Childwall Woods the old carriage drive is designated as a Regionally Important Geological Site for its exposed sandstone faces.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Childwall Woods and Fields
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Liverpool City Council Tel. 0151 233 2008 (Parks and Greenspaces).

Lancashire Wildlife Trust, Tel: 0151 920 3769

Website address and other links:

or try and search for Chidwall Woods Local Nature Reserve.

Last Updated: 22/02/2013
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