Natural England - Mid-Yare NNR

Mid-Yare NNR

Mid Yare National Nature Reserve is a prime example of a Broadland floodplain wetland with a patchwork of wet woodlands, shallow lakes, reedfen, meadows and wet grassland along 5 miles of the Yare Valley and a great place to see many iconic Broadland species.  

Mid- Yare NNR

County: Norfolk

Main habitats: Peatland

Area: 779 ha

Management: Although most NNRs are managed by Natural England, some are wholly or partly managed by other bodies approved under Section 35 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

Mid Yare NNR is managed and owned/leased by RSPB, much of it supported by Natural England under the Higher Level Stewardship scheme.

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

Contact information

Tim Strudwick, Site Manager
RSPB Mid Yare Reserve
Staithe Cottage
Low Road
NR13 4HS
Tel: 01603 715191


“Killer shrimp”

The invasive non-native shrimp (Dikerogrammerus villosus) has been found in the Broads.

This shrimp has become widespread in Europe and threatens our native species. There is no risk to public health or pets.

We are asking water users to be vigilant and Check, Clean and Dry equipment and clothing to help stop the spread of all invasive aquatic species.

You can find out more about killer shrimp on the Broads Authorityexternal link and GB non-native species secretariatexternal link websites.

Invasive aquatic species

Help stop the spread

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