A wetland reserve, important for many bird species

Location

Snodland Bypass From M20 junction 4, take A228 north. After first roundabout follow signs for Snodland Railway Station
Nr Snodland
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A static map of Holborough Marshes

Know before you go

Size
35 hectares

Grazing animals

Horses and cattle

Walking trails

Circular paths, some areas are muddy and uneven.There are gates, with mixed surfaces and steep parts on public footpath.

Access

Not Wheelchair accessible. Circular paths, some areas are muddy and uneven.There are gates, with mixed surfaces and steep parts on public footpath.

Dogs

On a lead

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

January to February, May to June

About the reserve

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.

Contact us

Steve Weeks
Contact number: 01622 662012

Environmental designation

Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)