Braedale Hill Local Nature Reserve
About Braedale Hill Local Nature Reserve
Braedale Hill Local Nature Reserve is situated in Newmains to the north east of Wishaw.
The site was once known as Crindledyke Bing and mainly consisted of waste materials from the Coltness Iron Company. It was regraded in 1975. In the 1990's it was planted with trees and since then has had several environmental and access enhancements undertaken. Most recent projects have been initiated by the local community.
The 18ha site now consists of woodland, grasslands, and the Auchter Water. These habitats are home to many insects, birds and wildflowers such as common blue butterfly, northern marsh orchid and skylarks which can often be heard singing at the top of the hill. The cinnabar moth has been recorded on the site, one of only a few sites within North Lanarkshire.
The site has a good path network throughout.
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Enjoy a magical family day out this Christmas at New Lanark, take a magical journey on The Spirit of Christmas Ride, visit Santa's Grotto or catch Beauty and the Beastie this year's festive panto!
Come along to Summerlee Museum in fancy dress on Sunday 28th October for spooky storytelling, face painting, crafts and more!
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across South Lanarkshire! This year's event will be held on September 29th & 30th!
Help us celebrate the harvest this autumn at the award-winning National Museum of Rural Life's Harvest Weekend!
The Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s will be a fantastic experience for the whole family featuring Pumpkin picking, haymazing hay maze, Halloween themed games, spooky storytelling plus more!
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