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Legbourne Wood

Legbourne Wood is one of the largest ancient woods in eastern Lincolnshire and one of the Trusts largest wooded reserves.

Legbourne Wood is one of the few remaining ancient woodlands in eastern Lincolnshire. The canopy at Legbourne is ash and oak. Beneath the trees, over 60 species of wildflowers have been recorded including primrose, early purple orchid, bluebell, wood anemone, sweet woodruff, wood sorrel and lesser celandine. There is a varied bird population, including one of the largest heronries in the county.


Nearest postcode: LN11 8LU

Please note - postcodes are for the nearest registered address as we are unable to get postcodes for nature reserves. Please use the maps provided here to locate the entrance to the reserve.

Species and habitats


Nearby nature reserves

Fir Hill Quarry
1 miles - Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Muckton Wood
2 miles - Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Rigsby Wood
6 miles - Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

Nature reserve map

Reserve information

Wood Lane, Off Mill Lane, south of Legbourne.
Map reference
TF 369832
Best time to visit
Apr - Jul
Sep - Nov
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Opening Times
Open at all times
34.80 hectares

Please keep to the waymarked route.
Car park
No dogs allowed
Reserve manager
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01507 526667


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