Braunton Burrows, Devon

Braunton Burrows in north Devon is England's largest sand-dune system. It was recommended to the SPNR as 'worthy of preservation' particularly for its rare coastal plants. It was de-designated as a National Nature Reserve in 1996 and is leased from the Christie Devon Estates Trust by the Ministry of Defence.



(Above) the original SPNR survey documents for Braunton Burrows

More information on Braunton Burrows

Visit the Devon County Council page for Braunton Burrows

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