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National Nature Reserves (NNRs)

National Nature Reserves (NNRs) are areas of national natural interest. There are 222 NNRs in England and they have been created to protect and appropriately manage these important wildlife habitats, whilst also providing a resource for scientific research and recreation.

The National Nature Reserve map shows NNRs in your area.

The Natural England site provides more information on NNRs which offer the best opportunity for visitors to enjoy the wildlife experience.

Page last modified: 30 November 2009
Page published: 23 October 2008