South Bank of the Swale LNR
Designated site name: South Bank of the Swale LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural 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: 01/01/1969 Declaring Authority: Kent County Council
Area (Ha): 410.52 Grid Reference: TR 047 653
Owned By:  Kent County Council Managed By:  Kent CC & Countryside Partnerships
Location: Faversham Road, Graveney. ME13
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)

By car, leave Faversham via East Street or Love Lane and take the turning sign posted Graveney to the east.
Train: Faversham Station.
Access is via the public footpath, which follows landward side of the sea wall.

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: Thousands of wildfowl and waders, including skylarks, reed warblers, breeding redshanks and sometimes bearded tits and marsh harriers.
On the landward side of the sea wall you can find many more wild flowers, including the tall, white, umbrella-like wild carrot and the short, pink, spiny restharrow.

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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