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Breydon Water
LNR Type: Rural
County: Norfolk
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1968
Declaring Authority: Norfolk County Council
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Grid Reference: TG 488 070
Location: Near Great Yarmouth. NR31 4PZ
Owned by: Crown Estate Commissioners - leased to RSPB under new licence from Norfolk County Council
Managed by: RSPB
SSSI Type: Biological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Train: For Breydon Water, get off at Great Yarmouth and follow the Wherrymans Way long-distance footpath on the northern side of the estuary.
Strictly no access by road.
Access is along public footpaths. To book winter boat trips call 01603 715191.
Visitor facilities: No car access or car parking.
Footpaths are unsurfaced, uneven and can be very muddy.
Nearest facilities with accessible toilets and baby changing facilities in Great Yarmouth, 4 miles (6 km) away.
What to see: Breydon Water is amongst the least spoilt estuaries in the country and supports internationally and nationally important numbers of wintering wildfowl and many wader species.

Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: RSPB
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
Berney Marshes and Breydon Water
Tel: 01493 700645
General enquiries
Tel: 01767 680551
or try
Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Tel: 01493 846195
General enquires
Tel 01493 856100
Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Berney Marshes and Breydon Water

last updated 21/03/13
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