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Red River Nature Walk

40 Heanor Rd, Loscoe, Heanor DE75 7JT, United Kingdom

Red River Nature Walk
Nature preserve
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2JFJ+6J Heanor, United Kingdom
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Paul
Paul
Small little nature reserve based around the banks and surrounds of the Red River. It gets its name from the iron oxide that ran from the Loscoe Pit (now the site of a park), turning it red. If you get to the top end of the reserve, cross over the bridge and follow the footpath through the field. It snakes up the hill and you and go as far as Loscoe Denby Lane near the farm or all the way to the church at Denby. Makes a great little walk.
Valerie Allerton
Valerie Allerton
Took a nice gentle walk here with the dog. There were lots of interesting things to see (bird and butterfly wise) though I think we took an 'unofficial' path back to the start. Made for a pleasant short journey break en route elsewhere.
Isobel Oldknow
Isobel Oldknow
Very pleasant short walk, quite busy with dog walkers and families. Local history and information about nature sign posted.
Hatshepsut
Hatshepsut117 days ago
Been coming to red River for years, it's quiet and peaceful and my dogs love it, shame some ignorant people don't clean up after their dogs.🤬
Shani Smith
Shani Smith331 days ago
Lovely walk with the dog
Nathan Wilde
Nathan Wilde2 years ago
Nice short walk, good paths =)
Joyce Souter
Joyce Souter2 years ago
Very enjoyable. Lovely group of catkins. Thank u to all concerned.
Brad Bradley
Brad Bradley2 years ago
A nice quiet area for a pleasant walk, leading to footpaths across the fields. The red river is all but dried up at the moment.
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