North Norfolk Coast

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North Norfolk Coast

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    7,887 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    52°58'N 00°48'E
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North Norfolk Coast. 05/01/76; England; 7,887 ha; 52°58'N 000°36'E. UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Special Protection Area EC Directive; Nature Reserve, SSSI, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Heritage Coast. A stretch of coastline consisting of shingle beaches, dunes, saltmarsh, intertidal mud and sand flats, brackish lagoons, reedbeds, and grazing marshes. The site supports nationally and internationally important numbers of various species of breeding or wintering waterbirds. It also includes several important botanical areas and is a centre for tourism and general recreation; a visitors' centre, trails and hides are available. Ramsar site no. 76. Most recent RIS information: 1999.

Administrative region: 

  • Global international designation: 
    • UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
  • National legal designation: 
    • heritage coast
    • nnr
    • sssi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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