Barrowden Church Lane Road Verge

Selected Wild Place / Other Wild Places / Public Rights of Way / VC55 boundary

Getting There

Barrowden lies directly south of the A47. with main access roads being Morcott Road and Luffenham Road. Church Lane is in the southwest of the village, just off Main Street.

Roadside parking is available in the village, but please be mindful of residents and signage.

There is a bus stop close to the site.

More information on bus services:

  • Road Verge
  • Local Wildlife Site
Managed By
Rutland County Council
Wild places

Total species seen at this site:


Designated a Local Wildlife Site in 2004, the site is a narrow grass verge that opens onto wider slopes and stretches of grassland comprising the village green. A stone-lined duck pond has been dug in part of it.

Wildlife Highlights

Notable species recorded at this site include Autumn Hawkbit, Rough Hawkbit, Bulbous Buttercup, Red Clover and Hoary Plantain.

In addition, the rare Fiddle Dock has been recorded at this site (on the village green).


The records and images below may include those from adjacent sites if the grid reference submitted with these records overlaps the boundary of this Wild Place.

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