GFF Directory Changes

Eight further NNRs have been added to the directory. Please note four of these references have limited or no public access at this time.

New Areas

  • GFF-0450 The Flits NNR, Herefordshire
  • GFF-0451 Prescombe Down NNR, Wiltshire
  • GFF-0452 Far Ings NNR, Lincolnshire
  • GFF-0453 Tarn Moss NNR, Cumbria
  • GFF-0454 Moccas Park NNR, Herefordshire (Permit required)
  • GFF-0455 Wychwood NNR, Oxfordshire (Limited Access by permission)
  • GFF-0456 Ling Gill NNR, North Yorkshire (No Public Access at this time)
  • GFF-0457 Hales Wood NNR, Essex (No Public Access at this time)

GFF Directory Changes

Seven further NNRs have been added to the directory and one reference updated

New Areas

  • GFF-0443  Kingcombe NNR, Dorset
  • GFF-0444 Castle Hill NNR, Sussex
  • GFF-0445 Cribbs Meadow NNR, Leicestershire
  • GFF-0446 Rusland Moss NNR, Cumbria
  • GFF-0447 Lady Park Wood NNR, Gloucestershire
  • GFF-0448 Smardale Gill NNR, Cumbria
  • GFF-0449 Muston Meadows NNR, Leicestershire

Updated 

  • GFF-0141  becomes Wye and Crundale Downs SAC/NNR to reflect inclusion of NNR

GMFF – Directory Changes

New Areas

A further 5 NSAs have been assigned references, completing the review of Scottish NSAs see earlier post for details

Updated

The following references have been updated

  • GMFF-0040 Kirkconnell Flow, becomes Kirkconnell Flow – Solway Mosses North SAC, reflecting a change in qualifying status.
  • GMFF-0001 Cairngorms National Park – name changed to Cairngorms NP-NSA to reflect inclusion of the Cairngorms Mountains NSA
  • GMFF-0107 Cuillins SPA becomes Cuillans SPA- Cuillin Hills NSA (Isle of Skye) to reflect inclusion of NSA

 

GXFF Directory Changes

Several changes to the directory have been made:

New Areas

  • GFF-0437 East Devon Pebblebed Heaths SAC  -Pebblebed Heaths NNR
  • GFF-0438 Waveney and Little Ouse Valley Fens SAC – Blo’ Norton and Thelnetham Fen SSSI
  • GFF-0439 Waveney and Little Ouse Valley Fens SAC – Weston Fen SSSI
  • GFF-0440 West Midland Mosses SAC – Chartley Moss NNR

Updates

  • GFF-0162 Is renamed to Waveney and Little Ouse Valley Fens SAC – Redgrave and Lopham Fen NNR/RAMSAR. A further two new references , GFF 0438/9 have been created for SSSIs which form geographically separate parts of the SAC.

GxFF Directory Changes – Scottish NSAs

New Areas & Amendments  -Latest update 9/8/21 

We have completed the process of working through the GMFF Directory, to ensure all Scottish National Scenic Areas (NSAs) are allocated a reference, in some cases existing reference names have been amended to make clear when they include the NSA. There are 40 NSAs in all covering 13% of Scotland’s land mass, so completing this work provides more opportunities for getting out and operating in Scotland’s beautiful countryside.

The following new areas have been allocated a reference:

  • GMFF-0116  Assynt – Coigach NSA
  • GMFF -0117  Fleet Valley NSA
  • GMFF-0118 Eildon and Leaderfoot NSA
  • GMFF-0119 Kintail NSA
  • GMFF-0120 Knapdale NSA
  • GMFF-0121 Shetland NSA
  • GMFF-0122 Knoydart NSA
  • GMFF-0123 Kyle of Tongue NSA
  • GMFF-0124 Kyles of Bute NSA
  • GMFF-0125 Loch na Keal, Isle of Mull NSA
  • GMFF-0126 Loch Rannoch and Glen Lyon NSA
  • GMFF-0127 Loch Sheil NSA
  • GMFF-0128 Loch Tummel NSA
  • GMFF-0129 Lynn of Lorn NSA
  • GMFF-0130 Morar, Moidart and Ardnamurchan NSA
  • GMFF-0131  North-West Sutherland NSA
  • GMFF-0132 River Earn  (Comrie to St Fillans) NSA
  • GMFF-0133 River Tay (Dunkeld) NSA
  • GMFF-0134 Scarba, Lunga and the Garvellachs NSA
  • GMFF-0135 Trotternish NSA
  • GMFF-0136 Upper Tweedale NSA
  • GMFF-0137 The Small Isles NSA
  • GMFF-0138 Glen Affric NSA
  • GMFF-0139 Glen Strathfarrar NSA
  • GMFF-0140 Nith Estuary NSA
  • GMFF-0141 East Stewartry Coast NSA
  • GMFF-0142 Dornoch Firth NSA

Changes also made to:

  • GMFF-0001 Cairngorms National Park – name changed to Cairngorms NP and NSA to reflect inclusion of the Cairngorms Mountains NSA
  • GMFF-0002 Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park and NSAs name changed to reflect inclusion of the 2 NSAs within the Park Boundary
  • GMFF -0061  St Kilda NSA, NNR and WHS  name changed reflect inclusion of the NS
  • GMFF-0107 Cuillins SPA becomes Cuillans SPA- Cuillin Hills NSA (Isle of Skye) to reflect inclusion of NSA

GxFF Directory Changes – GI AONBs

The process of assigning references to all of Northern Ireland’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) has now been completed. The following new references have been added to the directory

  • GIFF- 0074 -Antrim Coast and Glens AONB
  • GIFF- 0075 -Binevenagh  AONB
  • GIFF- 0076 – Causeway Coast AONB
  • GIFF- 0077 -Lagan Valley AONB
  • GIFF- 0078 -Ring Of Gullion AONB
  • GIFF- 0079 – Sperrins AONB
  • GIFF- 0080 – Strangford and Lecale AONB