Seasalter Levels LNR
Designated site name: Seasalter Levels LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
Other overlapping designations: The Swale Ramsar The Swale SPA The Swale SSSI
Date of Declaration: 01/01/1989 Declaring Authority: Canterbury City Council
Area (Ha): 71.41 Grid Reference: TR 084 641
Owned By:  Canterbury City Council Managed By:  Canterbury City Council in partnership with Kent Wildlife Trust
Location: South of Faversham Road, Seasalter. CT5 4BP
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)

There is no general public access to the Seasalter Levels Local Nature Reserve. However the Levels can be viewed when driving along the Faversham Road, and the Local Nature Reserve can be viewed from the road at Seasalter Lane.
Excellent views of the Levels can be seen from Wraik Hill and Foxes Cross Bottom.

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: Seasalter Levels is a part of the North Kent coast freshwater grazing marsh, it is also a valuable wetland site for wintering and migratory wildfowl and wading birds, including wigeon, teal, redshank and lapwing.
The more common breeding dry-land birds include skylark, meadow pipit and yellow wagtail, and among the wetland birds are mallard, shelduck, coot, moorhen and lapwing.

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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