A mosaic of habitats, an important site for migrating birds

The largest terrestrial reserve within Alderney, the Longis nature reserve contains 13 distinct habitats. These range from marine, intertidal and coastal heathland to scrub woodland and frshwater ponds. The grasslands have a diversity of plant species with some rarities such as small hare's ear. The marine and freshwater habitats provide an important site for migratory birds. There are over 100 species of national importance

Species and habitats

Habitats
Coastal, Grassland, Heathland, Wetland, Woodland

Nearby nature reserves

Val du Saou
2 miles - Alderney Wildlife Trust
King Barrow Quarry
59 miles - Dorset Wildlife Trust
The Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre
61 miles - Dorset Wildlife Trust

Nature reserve map

Reserve information

Location
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Alderney
Map reference
ST531 798
Best time to visit
Jan - Dec
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Opening Times
Open at all times
Size
105.00 hectares
Access
Permit required

Contact the Trust for access information.
Parking
yes
Dogs
Reserve manager
Alderney Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01481 822935
info@alderneywildlife.org