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Shapwick Heath NNR

Location:1 km north of Shapwick village

Habitats:Heathland

Livestock:Various breeds and types of livestock

In brief:Shapwick Heath NNR is a major wetland reserve forming a large part of the Avalon Marshes. It boasts a wide variety of habitats, including traditionally managed herb-rich grassland, ferny wet woodland, fen, scrub, and ditches rich in aquatic plants and invertebrates. The site is grazed with goats owned by Natural England and North Devon cattle from a local farmer.

Contact:Phil Holms

Tel:01823 285500

Email:phil.holms@naturalengland.org.uk

Weblink:www.natureonthemap.org.uk



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