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Guide to Shapwick Heath

  • Code: OP172
  • Author(s): Merrett & Clark
  • Date: 2016
  • Price : £3.80

Shapwick Heath National Nature Reserve is a magnificent 530 hectare wetland reserve situated at the heart of the Somerset Moors and Levels. It forms part of the 'Avalon Marshes', one of the largest areas of wetland in the UK.

Guide to Shapwick Heath features the special birds, mammals, reptiles insects and wild flowers for which this area is justly famous.

Text on the reverse side reviews the major habitats found on the reserve, as well as including a timeline of the reserve's history from the end of the last glacial period onwards.

Guide to Shapwick Heath was produced in partnership with Natural England.

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