Kirby Muxloe Castle

    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 83

    Description

    This historic site supports a range of interesting wildlife, particularly due to the moat and adjacent brook. Whilst access into the castle ruins is restricted and requires an entrance fee, it is possible to walk around the outside of the moat for free.

    Latest records

    Common Name Latin Name Date Recorded Recorded By
    Biting StonecropSedum acre30/06/2019Melinda Bell
    SelfhealPrunella vulgaris30/06/2019Melinda Bell
    Pellitory-of-the-WallParietaria judaica30/06/2019Melinda Bell
    Henbit Dead-nettleLamium amplexicaule30/06/2019Melinda Bell
    MeadowsweetFilipendula ulmaria30/06/2019Melinda Bell
    Spear ThistleCirsium vulgare30/06/2019Melinda Bell
    Germander SpeedwellVeronica chamaedrys30/06/2019Melinda Bell
    Biting StonecropSedum acre18/06/2016Lostash
    Canada GooseBranta canadensis18/06/2016Lostash
    White Water-lilyNymphaea alba18/06/2016Lostash
    Golden Pigmy agg.Stigmella aurella agg.10/10/2015Adrian Russell
    Nut-tree PigmyStigmella microtheriella10/10/2015Adrian Russell
    Apple Leaf MinerLyonetia clerkella10/10/2015Adrian Russell
    Hawthorn SlenderParornix anglicella10/10/2015Adrian Russell
    Common Thorn MidgetPhyllonorycter oxyacanthae10/10/2015Adrian Russell
    Further Information
    Getting There

    Off Oakcroft Ave, Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, LE9 2DH

    Managed By
    English Heritage