Holkham National Nature Reserve, with its spectacular 11 mile stretch of fragile windswept coastline, including a maze of creeks and marshes, unspoilt sand dunes and tranquil pine forests, provides a home for many rare and important wildlife species.
Main habitat: Coastal
Management: Although most NNRs are managed by Natural England, 88 are wholly or partly managed by other bodies approved by Council, under Section 35 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.
Holkham NNR is managed as a partnership between the Holkham Estate and Natural England. Holkham Estate are responsible for the management of all the land they own within the NNR, essentially all the terrestrial habitats, part of which is managed under the Higher Level Stewardship scheme, while Natural England manage the foreshore, below the mean high water mark, under lease from the Crown Estate.
The boundaries are shown on this map: (3.28mb).
Further information about the NNR, its wildlife and how to visit can be found on the Holkham Estate website.
Sarah Henderson, Conservation Manager
Hill Farm Office,
Main Road, Holkham
Tel: 01328 800730