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Holborough Marshes

A wetland reserve, important for many bird species

This reserve on the flood plain of the River Medway contains a superb range of wetland habitats with tidal brackish reedbeds, freshwater marsh, marshy grassland, scrub, woodland, freshwater and saline dykes, this reserve is very important for birds.

The reedbeds, scrub and woodland provide suitable nesting sites for reed bunting, reed & sedge warblers, and nightingales. A variety of plant species are found on the reserve, including marsh-mallow, early and southern marsh-orchid.

Nearby nature reserves

Burham Marsh
1 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust
Burham Down
2 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust
Blue Bell Hill
2 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Location
Snodland Bypass From M20 junction 4, take A228 north. After first roundabout follow signs for Snodland Railway Station.
Nr Snodland
Kent
ME6 5AN
Map reference
TQ 707 626
Great for...
birdwatching
historical interest
overwintering birds
wildflowers
Best time to visit
Jan - Feb
May - Jun
Dec
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
35.00 hectares
Status
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Access
Not Wheelchair accessible. Circular paths, some areas are muddy and uneven.There are gates, with mixed surfaces and steep parts on public footpath.
Walking information
Circular paths, some areas are muddy and uneven.There are gates, with mixed surfaces and steep parts on public footpath.
Dogs
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
Horses and cattle
Reserve manager
Steve Weeks
Tel: 01622 662012
info@kentwildlife.org.uk