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Swanpool Marsh

A small oasis which buzzes with activity

This reserve is important for its range of wetland habitats. The great pond-sedge and reed that covers much of the reserve is a rare habitat across the west county. Dragonflies and butterflies are extremely abundant here

Species and habitats

Habitats
Grassland

Nearby nature reserves

Uppacott Wood
7 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust
Mambury Moor
13 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust
Stowford Moor
14 miles - Devon Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Location
1 mile west of Braunton
Braunton
Devon
Map reference
SS 473 365
Best time to visit
Apr - Sep
Get directions
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Public transport
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
3.00 hectares
Access
Reserve mainly flat but is rough and sometimes wet under foot. Please contact the Trust for disabled access information
Walking information
Mainly flat but is rough and sometimes wet under foot, to walk the circular trail allow 30 minutes
Parking
Park carefully on the road verge near reserve entrance
Dogs
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
yes
Reserve manager
Devon Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01392 279244
contactus@devonwildlifetrust.org