Hannahs Meadow

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Hannahs Meadow: The reserve consists of two species rich unimproved upland hay meadows and a grazing pasture. Rich variety of wildlife that has evolved over centuries.

Designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.The grass sward is dominated by Meadow Fox-tail, Sweet vernal-grass and Crested Dogs-tail with an abundance of wild flowers, including Ragged-Robin,Wood Cranes-bill,Marsh-marigold,Yellow-rattle, Adders-tongue fern and Globe-flower.

The pasture has a more acidic character with rushes and sedges dominating and this supports breeding birds such as Lapwing, Skylark, Redshank, Curlew and Meadow Pipit.

Also Footpaths around the reserve.

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From Barnard Castle follow the B6277 to Romaldkirk and then follow the Balderhead road via Hunderthwaite. The reserve is adjacent to the public road a 11/4 mile east of the Balderhead Reservoir Car Park.

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Never closes

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Free

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