Ainsdale Sand Dunes National Nature Reserve
Summary Site Description :
One of the largest areas of dunes on the Sefton Coast and probably the most valuable site for nature conservation together with Ainsdale Sandhills Local Nature Reserve. The site contains some of the best examples of fixed dune and slack habitat types Part of the dune area has been modified through the planting of conifers around 100 years ago. This site provides some of the best examples of the techniques of sand dune management for nature conservation in the UK.
Contact Details -
Organisation : English Nature
Address : 2 West End Lodge, Pinfold Lane, Ainsdale, Southport
Telephone : 01704 578774
Car Park : No.
Car Park Charges : No.
Toilets : No.
Site Access : Open access along public footpaths. Access by permit only to reserve - apply to site manager.
Public Transport : Nearest railway station is Ainsdale - 20 to 30 minutes walk from the site.
Other: Limited availability of site staff for education visits. Booking required.
Educational Use: Some Secondary. Mostly Undergraduate and Postgraduate