Glenfield Arboretum

    Getting There

    The 26, 27, 29, 40 and 120 buses all stop nearby. The site s near to County Hall

    Managed By
    Blaby District Council
    Wild places

    Total species seen at this site: 51

    Description

    This is now a mature woodland with figure of eight paths through it sometimes muddy. Some of the trees were planted as memorial trees. There is a sizeable pond in the south-west corner.


    Group Common name Latin name Last seen
    Mites, Ticks & PseudoscorpionsWalnut Leaf Gall MiteAceria erinea07/08/2019
    MothsGreen Long-hornAdela reaumurella04/05/2018
    WildflowersGarlic MustardAlliaria petiolata04/05/2018
    BirdsMallardAnas platyrhynchos04/05/2018
    MothsFour-spot LiftAntispila metallella07/08/2019
    WildflowersLords-and-LadiesArum maculatum04/05/2018
    HoverfliesBaccha elongata30/04/2019
    MothsDusty Apple PigmyBohemannia pulverosella04/07/2019
    Bees, Wasps, AntsRed-tailed BumblebeeBombus lapidarius04/05/2018
    Flies, Gnats and MidgesBee FlyBombylius major04/05/2018
    MothsLime Bent-wingBucculatrix thoracella04/07/2019
    MothsHorse-chestnut Leaf MinerCameraria ohridella01/11/2018
    HoverfliesCheilosia illustrata04/05/2018
    Beetles7 Spot LadybirdCoccinella septempunctata04/05/2018
    BugsDock BugCoreus marginatus04/05/2018
    Slugs & SnailsGarden SnailCornu aspersum04/05/2018
    WildflowersLesser CelandineFicaria verna04/05/2018
    EarwigsCommon European EarwigForficula auricularia04/05/2018
    BirdsMoorhenGallinula chloropus05/05/2017
    WildflowersWood AvensGeum urbanum04/05/2018
    WildflowersGround-ivyGlechoma hederacea04/05/2018
    BeetlesHarlequin LadybirdHarmonia axyridis04/05/2018
    Trees, Shrubs & ClimbersIvyHedera helix04/05/2018
    WildflowersWhite Dead-nettleLamium album04/05/2018
    MothsLaburnum Leaf MinerLeucoptera laburnella01/11/2018
    Slugs & SnailsKentish Garden SnailMonacha cantiana07/08/2019
    SpidersWalnut Orb WeaverNuctenea umbratica04/05/2018
    BugsGreen ShieldbugPalomena prasina03/05/2018
    MothsHazel SlenderParornix devoniella30/10/2018
    MothsNut Leaf Blister MothPhyllonorycter coryli30/10/2018