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Grantham Canal SSSI

Grantham Canal SSSI

The site is one of the best areas of open water and associated marginal habitats in Leicestershire. The canal towpath side has a diverse wildflower and grassland community and the canal banks support a rich emergent plant community dominated by rushes, skullcap, lesser water parsnip, tubular water dropwort, reedmace and common reed. The diversity of habitats also support a variety terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates and a range of bird species.

  • Nature spots