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Dimminsdale

Contact: Leicester & Rutland Wildlife Trust

Grid Ref: SK374218

Snowdrops under the trees

Historically the site of limestone and lead mining, Dimminsdale has been reclaimed by nature to provide areas of open water, streams, damp woodland, scrub and bracken-covered glades. This has lead to a rich variety of species including giant bellflower and hart’s-tongue fern.

Each year in early spring (February), there is a stunning display of snowdrops in the south-west corner of the site.

Bird species include nuthatch, siskin, blackcap and tree creeper. There are also interesting species of fungi such as fly agaric and King Alfred's cakes.

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