Castle Hill, Brighton facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||East Sussex|
|Area||114.6 hectares (283 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
Castle Hill is a 114.6-hectare (283-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest on the eastern outskirts of Brighton in East Sussex. It is a Special Area of Conservation and Nature Conservation Review site. The northern half is a National Nature Reserve
This is chalk grassland, which is a nationally uncommon habitat. It is rich in flowering plants and there are areas of scrub which are valuable for breeding birds. The diverse orthopteran insect species include the nationally rare wart-biter grasshopper.
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