Dernford Fen is a 10.3 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north-west of Sawston in Cambridgeshire.[1][2]

Dernford Fen
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Dernford Fen 4.jpg
Area of SearchCambridgeshire
Grid referenceTL 472 503[1]
InterestBiological
Area10.3 hectares[1]
Notification1983[1]
Location mapMagic Map

The site is a rare surviving example of rough fen and carr. Other habitats are dry grassland and scrub, together with ditches and a chalk stream. There are breeding warblers, and the diverse habitats are valuable for amphibians and reptiles.[3]

The site is private land with no public access.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Designated Sites View: Dernford Fen". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Map of Dernford Fen". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Dernford Fen citation" (PDF). Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 4 September 2016.

Coordinates: 52°07′52″N 0°08′56″E / 52.131°N 0.149°E / 52.131; 0.149