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Saltholme

Saltholme has taken years of planning. Buckets of sweat and tears have gone into turning into reality our dream of an awe-inspiring nature reserve in the industrial heartland of Tees Valley. We can't wait to show off what we've got! More...

Saltholme

Sandwell Valley

You can escape for an hour or two at this oasis for wildlife, less than five miles from the centre of Birmingham. More...

Sandwell Valley

Shorne Marshes

Here you will find coastal grazing marsh, saltmarsh and mudflats. There are always many birds to see with breeding, passage and wintering waterfowl, wintering raptors and farmland birds. More...

Shorne Marshes

Skinflats

The reserve is primarily intertidal mud and a small area of saltmarsh. A small field is planned for managed retreat in the next five years. Key birds include migrant and wintering wildfowl, pink footed geese and waders. More...

Skinflats

Snape

Snape is an exciting new reserve where we're recreating important wetland and heathland areas. More...

Snape

Snettisham

This is the place to witness two of the UK's great wildlife spectacles: tens of thousands of wading birds wheeling over the mudflats, or packed onto roostbanks and islands in front of our hides at high tide, plus the dawn and dusk flights of skies full of pink-footed geese. More...

Snettisham

South Essex Wildlife Garden

The Wildlife Garden and Visitor Centre are located within Basildon District Council's Wat Tyler Country Park and are the gateway to our South Essex reserves. More...

South Essex Wildlife Garden

South Stack Cliffs

Enjoy a close-up view onto a wonderful cliff-side nesting colony, with binoculars and telescopes provided. You'll be able to watch guillemots, razorbills and puffins all raising their young, while live television pictures give you an even closer view of the nests! Rare choughs can also be seen on the reserve. More...

South Stack Cliffs

St Aidan's

St Aidan's is a perfect place to relax, unwind or exercise in a stress-free environment and get close to nature. More...

St Aidan's

St Bees Head

Blow away the cobwebs with a bracing walk along the cliff top path - you can see the Isle of Man on a clear day. In spring and summer, you'll want to stop at our three viewpoints to marvel at the largest seabird colony in north-west England. More...

St Bees Head

Stanford Wharf

This distinctive site in the north Thames has great views over the estuary and is especially good for wading birds. More...

Stanford Wharf

Stour Estuary

Enjoy trails up to five miles long as you stroll through a wood and watch wading birds, ducks and geese on the estuary. In spring, nightingales and other birds fill the woods with song. The spring flowers are also particularly beautiful. More...

Stour Estuary

Strumpshaw Fen

Walk round the reedbeds, woodlands and orchid-rich meadows and you could chance upon marsh harriers, bitterns and kingfishers. Come in spring and summer when the meadows bloom with flowers, and see an array of dragonflies and butterflies, including the spectacular swallowtail. More...

Strumpshaw Fen

Sumburgh Head

Visit these cliffs during the summer and you'll be privileged to witness the amazing spectacle of thousands of breeding seabirds, including puffins, guillemots, shags and fulmars. Sumburgh Head is a great place to watch for whales and dolphins, particularly minke whales and orcas. More...

Sumburgh Head

Surlingham Church Marsh

This small reserve provides a delightful circular walk around reedbeds, fens and pools. In spring and summer, marsh harriers, kingfishers, water rails, and reed and sedge warblers can be seen. Wetland wild flowers provide a riot of colour. More...

Surlingham Church Marsh

Sutton Fen

Sutton Fen forms a continuous and extensive area of nationally rare and internationally important fen habitat. Breeding bitterns, marsh harriers, Cetti's warblers and bearded tits are found on the site. The site is exceptionally important for its rare plants and diversity of invertebrates. More...

Sutton Fen

Swell Wood

The ancient oaks of Swell Wood are part of a continuous strip of woodland extending some 10 miles along the ridge from Langport to the Blackdown Hills. More...

Swell Wood