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National nature reserves in England

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National nature reserves in England

Cassop National Nature Reserve.

National nature reserves in England are designated by The Wildlife Trusts partnership, the National Trust, and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

There are over 224 NNRs in England covering over 800 square kilometres (310 sq mi) and practically every kind of landscape. Often they contain rare species or nationally important species of plants, insects, butterflies, birds, mammals etc.


  • Spotlight NNRs 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Spotlight NNRs

From the 250+ reserves, Natural England has selected 35 as "Spotlight Reserves":[1]

For a full list of English NNRs, see List of National Nature Reserves in England

See also


  1. ^ Natural England Spotlight Reserves

External links

  • Interactive map of designations in England from, including National Nature Reserves boundaries (select 'Nature Reserves' in UK map layers)
  • "England's National Nature Reserves by region.". Natural England. 
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