Nature area

Nature area at Allestree Park

Allestree Park is the largest Local Nature Reserve in Derbyshire and was designated in 2002.

It hosts a variety of wildlife habitats which provide the perfect home to a wide range of common species and a few rarities, including:

  • English elm
  • White letter hairstreak butterflies
  • Great crested newts
  • Harvest mice
  • Brown Hare
  • Adders-tongue fern
  • Moonwort fern
  • Several rare waxcap fungi.