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Carr Vale NR Derbyshire

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Site Details

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust reserve situated on western outskirts of Bolsover. Includes a fishing pond, scrapes, reclaimed colliery tip and old railway embankment.

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Take the A632 from Chesterfield to the outskirts of Bolsover. Continue up the hill past a roudabout and turn right on to Villas Road. Follow this road until a very sharp left turn is encountered and take the track ahead at this point.


Free access all times. The site has good disabled access.


Free parking at end of track near old railway embankment (or street parking nearby).

Opening Times

Daylight hours.


Viewing mound over scrapes recently constructed.

Key Areas / Routes

Take the path between the old railway and sewage farm to a pond. Turn left here to reach the viewing mound.

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