Town Kelloe Bank

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Town Kelloe Bank: One of the most extensive areas of primary Magnesian Limestone grassland in Britain contained within a unique postglacial landform.

Areas of developing scrub and Ash woodland provides habitat variation on the thicker more nutrient rich soils.

Some of the other butterflies frequently seen include Common Blue, Ringlet, Small Copper and Large Skipper.

Also footpaths around the reserve.

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The reserve is located between Trimdon Grange and Coxhoe, 1/4 mile east of the hamlet of Town Kelloe. From the traffic lights in the centre of Coxhoe, take the B6291 towards Kelloe, turning right at the first sharp junction. Follow the minor road through Kelloe and turn right at the next Tjunction towards Town Kelloe.Turn left 200 yards after passing Kelloe Hall Farm down a rough farm track


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