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Baty's Marsh
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Kent
Natural England
Regional Team:
South East
Year of Declaration: 1987
Declaring Authority: Medway Council (Unitary)
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: TQ 729 672
Location: Borstal Road, Rochester. ME1 3JN
Owned by: Medway Council
Managed by: Friends of Borstal Open Spaces work with Medway Council to manage the LNR
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Manor Road off the main Borstal Road, south west out of Rochester.
By Train, Short walk from Rochester Station.
Visitor facilities: Park with a playground and picnic tables within walking distance.
What to see: The marsh is one of the last remaining salt marshes within the boundaries of the Medway towns that has not been drained and redeveloped. It is a vital area for wading birds and wildlife.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Borstal Open Spaces,
Tel: 01634 817453
Kelly Tolhurst,
Email: info@borstalopenspaces.org.uk
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Medway Council
Tel 01634 338191
Email: info@medway.gov.uk
Website address and other links: www.ukattraction.com/south-east-england/batys-marsh.htm
or
www.medway.gov.uk/leisurecultureandsport/parksandplayareas/countrysidesites.aspx
alternatively try
www.medway.gov.uk and search for Baty's Marsh Local Nature Reserve



Last updated 13/07/2015
 
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