Swanpool Marsh

A small oasis which buzzes with activity.


1 mile west of Braunton

OS Map Reference

SS 473 365
A static map of Swanpool Marsh

Know before you go

3 hectares

Entry fee


Parking information

Park carefully on the road verge near reserve entrance

Grazing animals


Walking trails

Mainly flat but is rough and sometimes wet under foot, to walk the circular trail allow 30 minutes


Reserve mainly flat but is rough and sometimes wet under foot. Please contact the Trust for disabled access information


On a lead

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to September

About the reserve

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.

Contact us

Devon Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01392 279244

Environmental designation

Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)

Location map

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