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Farlington Marshes
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Hampshire
Natural England
Regional Team:
South East
Year of Declaration: 1974
Declaring Authority: Portsmouth City Council
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Grid Reference: SU 685 041
Location: Eastern Road, Portsmouth. PO6 1UN
Owned by: Portsmouth City Council
Managed by: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
SSSI Type: Biological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Nearest major road is A27. The western car park can be reached from the east Portsmouth A27 roundabout. The entrance is via small track between the A27 westbound exit and A2030 exit leading to Portsmouth.
Train: nearest station is Hilsea - 1 mile.
Visitor facilities: Farlington Marshes Car Park (Free)
Guide Dogs permitted
Tours available for groups
There are benches at 300m intervals around the sea wall, and gates with RADAR locks at the entrances
What to see: Farlington Marshes is the Trustís oldest nature reserve. It is 125 hectares (308 acres) of flower-rich grazing marsh on the northern shore of Langstone Harbour between Portsmouth and Havant. Farlington is internationally important for the bird populations that it supports, as well as being a blaze of colour in spring and summer with many flowers and butterflies.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Volunteer through the Wildlife Trust
Contact the Volunteering Manager, Gill Stanton
Tel 01489 774442
Email to

Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust
Tel 01489 774446
or try
Portsmouth City Council
Tel 023 9283 4180

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Last updated 11/03/13
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