This small geological site is of national importance because of prehistoric fossils discovered here, including one of the oldest human skulls ever found in the UK.
Where: North Kent
Main habitat: Geological.
Management: Although most NNRs are managed by Natural England, some are wholly or partly managed by other bodies, under Section 35 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Swanscombe Skull Site NNR is managed by Swanscombe and Greenhithe Town Council.
Further information about the NNR, its wildlife and how to visit can be found on the Swanscombe Skull website.