Whitlingham Marsh, Whitlingham LNR
Designated site name: Whitlingham Marsh, Whitlingham LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: NORFOLK Natural England Area Team: Norfolk & Suffolk (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 01/01/1996 Declaring Authority: South Norfolk District Council
Area (Ha): 15.48 Grid Reference: TG 276 080
Owned By:  South Norfolk DC Managed By:  Whitlingham Charitable Trust and the Broads Authority.
Location: Trowse, Norwich. NR14
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)

Situated off the main A47 south of Norwich.
From the County Hall roundabout, enter Trowse over the bridge and continue till you reach the bend. The turn for the broad is to the left. Continue down the road, past Whitlingham Broad, till just before the flyover for the Southern Bypass - the carpark is to the left (You can open the gate if it's shut).

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 reed beds that form the bulk of the reserve. It's always worth a quick scan of the beds from here as Chinese Water Deer are sometimes visible browsing here.
Dragonflies are common.

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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