ⓘ Cockthorpe Common, Stiffkey is a 7.1-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Wells-next-the-Sea in Norfolk. It is in the Norfolk Coast Ar ..

                                     

ⓘ Cockthorpe Common, Stiffkey

Cockthorpe Common, Stiffkey is a 7.1-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest east of Wells-next-the-Sea in Norfolk. It is in the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This common in the valley of the River Stiffkey has a varied chalk grassland flora on steep slopes. Herbs are abundant, including salad burnet, dropwort, common rock-rose, large thyme and cowslip.

A public footpath goes through the site.

                                     
  • 16 March 2018. Retrieved 8 June 2018. Designated Sites View: Cockthorpe Common Stiffkey Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Archived
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