ⓘ Benscliffe Wood is a 9.8 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest Leicestershire. This wood has one of the richest varieties of lichens in the Ea ..

                                     

ⓘ Benscliffe Wood

Benscliffe Wood is a 9.8 hectares biological Site of Special Scientific Interest Leicestershire.

This wood has one of the richest varieties of lichens in the East Midlands, with over thirty species growing on Precambrian rocks. Eleven of the species rare in the county.

The site is private land with no public access.

                                     
  • December 2017. Retrieved 15 September 2017. Designated Sites View: Benscliffe Wood Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Archived from
  • public access include Bardon Hill, Beacon Hill, Bradgate Park, Swithland Wood and the Outwoods and Stoneywell Cottage National Trust The area of hills