Danbury Ridge

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The Danbury Ridge nature reserves are a mosaic of woodlands, heathlands, commons, streams and bogs, a wonderfully diverse range of rich habitats for many species. A particularly special feature of Danbury Ridge is the beautiful plant Lily-of-the valley, where a number of colonies thrive. Greater Butterfly Orchids, Sanicle, Yellow Archangel and other interesting and unusual wildflowers also flourish throughout the reserves. Work is being undertaken to open up and link together the fragile and important heathland areas within the reserves.

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At the main entrance there is limited parking off the side of the road

Danbury Ridge Reserves

Type:Nature Reserve

Russell Lane, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 4NZ
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