An important wetland reserve with a range of bird species.


Church Road
ME13 0QA
A static map of Oare Marshes

Know before you go

81 hectares

Grazing animals

Highlands and other cattle as well as Konik horses.

Walking trails

Stay on circular footpaths, please enjoy visiting the viewing hides.


YES. Wheelchair accessible. There are RADAR gates, the path is surfaced with compacted roadstone and is level. Stay on circular footpaths.


On a lead

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

All year round

About the reserve

Of international importance for migratory, overwintering and breeding wetland birds, the reserve consists of grazing marsh (one of a few left in Kent) with freshwater dykes, open water scrapes, reedbed, saltmarsh and seawall.

Contact us

Laura Steuart
Contact number: 01622 662012

Environmental designation

Environmentally Sensitive Area
Local Nature Reserve (LNR)
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)
Special Protection Areas (SPA)