Natural England - Slapton Ley NNR

Slapton Ley NNR

The reserve includes the largest natural freshwater lake in south-west England.

Slapton Ley NNR

County: Devon

Main habitats: Open water

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. 

Slapton Ley NNR is managed by the Field Studies Councilexternal link on behalf of the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Further information about the NNR, its wildlife and how to visit can be found on the Slapton Leyexternal link website.

Contact information

Field Studies Council: phone 01548 580466, email:

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