Dawlish Warren (Part LNR, part NNR) LNR
Designated site name: Dawlish Warren (Part LNR, part NNR) LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  Biological
County: DEVON Natural England Area Team: Devon, Cornwall, Isles of Scilly (LNR)
Other overlapping designations: Dawlish Warren SAC Dawlish Warren SSSI Exe Estuary Ramsar Exe Estuary SPA
Date of Declaration: 01/01/1983 Declaring Authority: Teignbridge District Council
Area (Ha): 25.01 Grid Reference: SX 984 792
Owned By:  Teignbridge District Council Managed By:  Teignbridge Rangers
Location: Dawlish Warren, EX7 0PG
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)

Dawlish Warren can be reached by car off the A379. At the bottom of the hill in Dawlish Warren village, turn into Beach Road. Drive through the entrance tunnel under the railway (NB height restriction 2.54m) and park in the far end of the large pay and display car park. The reserve is beyond the wooden 'field gate'.
You can also travel to Dawlish Warren by train (there is a railway station at Dawlish Warren on the mainline from Plymouth to Exeter but not all trains stop here) or by bus (a frequent bus service passes through).

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 Warren has a wide variety of coastal habitats: mobile and fixed dunes, grassland, scrub, ponds, reed bed, 'dune slacks', salt marsh and mudflat's. These habitats provide homes for a vast wealth of plants and animals.

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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