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South Bank of the Swale
LNR Type: Rural
County: Kent
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Regional Team:
South East
Year of Declaration: 1969
Declaring Authority: Kent County Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: TR 051 653
Location: Faversham Road, Graveney. ME13
Owned by: Kent County Council
Managed by: Kent CC & Countryside Management Partnerships
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: By car, leave Faversham via East Street or Love Lane and take the turning sign posted Graveney to the east.
Train: Faversham Station.
Access is via the public footpath, which follows landward side of the sea wall.
Visitor facilities: Cars can be parked beside the road, Please do not use the pub car park.
The footpaths can be very muddy at times.
Dogs must be on a lead.
What to see: Thousands of wildfowl and waders, including skylarks, reed warblers, breeding redshanks and sometimes bearded tits and marsh harriers.
On the landward side of the sea wall you can find many more wild flowers, including the tall, white, umbrella-like wild carrot and the short, pink, spiny restharrow.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Volunteer through the Wildlife Trust
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: The Wildlife Trust
Kevin Duvall
Tel: 01622 662012
Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for South Swale Local Nature Reserve

Last updated 20/03/13
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