Flora

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Many plant varieties have made their home in the Heritage Area and a few dedicated volunteers have catalogued them.  Season by season and year by year all of the plant life is monitored to make sure that we capture as much as possible, including the rarer species.

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Llanymynech Limeworks is now a LOCAL NATURE RESERVE

What Does It Mean For Us To Be A Local Nature Reserve? Shropshire Council, together with Natural England and the LLIMEYS has declared the Heritage Area as a LOCAL NATURE RESERVE (LNR).  The Council issued a press release on 28 September in the Oswestry & Border Counties Advertiser.   As […]

Ash DieBack

Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) There are many Ash trees within the boundaries of the Llanymynech Limeworks and in order to determine the scale of the problem because of ash die-back we need to assess just how many ash trees we have. This is a huge undertaking and will be greatly assisted by […]

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Shropshire Wildlife Trust 193 Abbey Foregate Shrewsbury Shropshire SY2 6AH Tel: 01743 284280 Email: enquiries@shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk Web: www.shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk Llanymynech Hill Nature Reserve For many years Llanymynech rocks was an active quarry producing lime which was used to increase fertility on farmland.  When quarrying ceased, the quarry floor and spoil heaps were […]