Kelloe Field Nature Reserve

Kelloe Field

One of the few remnants of species rich magnesian limestone grasslands.

Location

Kelloe Field Nature Reserve
Kelloe
DH6 4NN

OS Map Reference

305: NZ 343 364
A static map of Kelloe Field

Know before you go

Size
2 hectares

Access

Terrain
Difficult due to steep slopes and boggy conditions.

Access & Parking
There is no public access to this site due to its difficult terrain and sensitive habitats. There is parking for several cars in a small car park adjacent to Church Kelloe.

Dogs

No dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

All year

Best time to visit

Spring and summer

About the reserve

One of the few remnants of species rich magnesian limestone grasslands.

Kelloe field is a small magnesian limestone grassland on a south facing slope with typical wildflowers including lady’s bedstraw, fairy flax, restharrow, salad burnet as well as quaking and crested hair grass grass. There is also an area of limestone fen in the low lying areas to the south which is dominated by rushes and sedges with meadowsweet and figwort.

Contact us

Durham Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 0191 584 3112
Contact email: mail@durhamwt.co.uk