Nature Reserves

Local Nature Reserves were among some of the first local authority sites in the county.

We now have ten sites with Local Nature Reserve status and management plans:

Each site contains and conserves particular features unique to the area.

 In addition there are three Local Nature Reserves sites not in Erewash Borough Council's ownership located at:

We also have a host of other countryside sites offering tranquil havens away from everyday life:

  • Bennerley Woodland, off Bridge Street, Cotmanhay

  • Orchid Wood, Sawley Road, Church Wilne.

 You can contact us by:


Pride-line : 0115 850 8383 (24 hours confidential hotline).

For out of hours emergencies please call 0115 907 2244.

Erewash Borough Council

Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5RP
0115 907 2244
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