UK Ramsar Sites

Ramsar Sites are designated under the International Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (the Ramsar Convention).  
 

Designated and Proposed Ramsar Sites in the UK
as at 7 September 2015

   

DESIGNATED

  Country
Number of sites
Area (ha)
  England 68 320,648
  England/Scotland 1 43,637
  England/Wales 3 40,553
  Northern Ireland 20 88,152
  Scotland 50 283,083
  Wales  7 11,366

Overseas Territories

Bermuda  7 36
  British Indian Ocean Territory  1 35,424
  British Virgin Islands   1 1,071
  Cayman Islands             1 82
  Falkland Islands             2 4,747
 

Guernsey

            2 1,075
  Tristan da Cunha             2 133,024
  Turks and Caicos             1 58,617
  Western Sovereign Base Area of Cyprus             1 2,171
Crown Dependencies Alderney 1 15,629
  Isle of Man 1 193
  Jersey 4 18,756
  Sark 1 4
Total United Kingdom 174 1,058,268