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Beacon Hill, Leicestershire County Council

Location:Woodhouse

Habitats:Heathland

Livestock:Various breeds and types of livestock

In brief:Heathland and acid grassland restoration at Beacon Hill Country Park, owned and managed by Leicestershire County Council. Site is grazed with Longhorn cattle and Manx Loghtan sheep. Llamas are used to help protect sheep against dogs. The site incorporates a Bronze Age hill fort.

Contact:Mick Moffatt

Tel:01509 890 048

Email:beacon@leics.gov.uk

Weblink:www.leics.gov.uk/country_parks_beacon.htm