Bishopstone Cliffs LNR
Designated site name: Bishopstone Cliffs LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
Other overlapping designations: Thanet Coast and Sandwich Bay Ramsar Thanet Coast and Sandwich Bay SPA Thanet Coast SSSI
Date of Declaration: 01/01/1991 Declaring Authority: Canterbury City Council
Area (Ha): 67.4 Grid Reference: TR 212 689
Owned By:  Canterbury City Council Managed By:  The park is managed in partnership by the city council, English Heritage and Kent Wildlife Trust.
Location: Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay. CT6 6SS
How to get there: Please check how to get to the LNR e.g. Using Traveline Traveline website or phone 0871 200 22 33 (chargeable call)

Follow signs from the Thanet Way (A299). Bishopstone Cliffs is part of the Reculver Country Park

Visitor facilities: We advise you to check information about the current visitor facilities before you go to the LNR e.g. through the local authority or managing body's website.

What to see: The clifftop grassland is also very important for insects, with some rare varieties important in their own right, as well as providing a good food source for various birds, such as the sandmartin, which nests in holes in the cliffside in June. 
Skylarks, Meadow Pipits and Corn Bunting are present on the cliff top, but in declining numbers.
Oyster bay Trail

Volunteer and 'Friends': For information about volunteering and 'Friends' groups, please contact the manager and see teh local authority or managing body's website.
Contact the local authority or owner of the LNR for further information - e.g. through the Local authority website.

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    Photo credit: Canterbury City Council

    Photo credit: Canterbury City Council

    Photo credit: Canterbury City Council