Burnham Marsh

David Kilbey

Burham Marsh

A tidal reedbed on the meandering River Medway.


Burham Court Church
A static map of Burham Marsh

Know before you go

36 hectares

Walking trails

Circular footpaths following the sea wall with views of the River Medway.


Contact the Trust for access information.


On a lead

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

May to June, October to February

About the reserve

Burham Marsh is a tidal reedbed on the River Medway. It is a prime point to observe waterfowl and waders. Typical residents include kingfisher, cormorant, herons and geese. Reed and sedge warbler breed here. The rare marsh sow-thistle and marsh-mallow can be viewed here.

Contact us

Steve Weeks
Contact number: 01622 662012

Environmental designation

Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)