Designated and Proposed Ramsar sites in England

 
Details of new Ramsar sites for designation are submitted to the Ramsar Secretariat on Ramsar Information Sheets (RIS), in accordance with the Explanatory notes and guidelines for completing the Information Sheet on Ramsar Wetlands. The hyperlinks within each Ramsar site code in the table below link to a PDF file (size < 170kb) of the relevant RIS, as submitted to the Ramsar Secretariat. RIS are not available for proposed sites.
 
The RIS were updated during 2004, and revised data was submitted ahead of the 9th Ramsar Conference of Parties (CoP) held in November 2005. 
 
Ramsar sites 29 November 2011
Name New
Site Code
Old
Site Code
Country &
Territories
Area (ha)    Latitude         Longitude    Status
Abberton Reservoir UK11001 7UK018 England 726.2 51 49 37 N 00 52 22 E Designated
Alde-Ore Estuary UK11002 7UK103 England 2546.99 52 04 58 N 01 33 03 E Designated
Arun Valley UK11004 7UK139 England 528.62 50 55 05 N 00 31 40 W Designated
Avon Valley UK11005 7UK116 England 1385.1 50 47 02 N 01 47 46 W Designated
Benfleet and Southend Marshes UK11006 7UK071 England 2251.31 51 31 42 N 00 41 00 E Designated
Blackwater Estuary (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 4) UK11007 7UK087 England 4395.15 51 45 13 N 00 51 59 E Designated
Breydon Water UK11008 7UK100 England 1202.94 52 35 03 N 01 37 18 E Designated
Broadland UK11010 7UK081 England 5488.61 52 43 56 N 01 36 00 E Designated
Chesil Beach and The Fleet UK11012 7UK022 England 748.11 50 36 40 N 02 31 10 W Designated
Chichester and Langstone Harbours UK11013 7UK032 England 5810.03 50 48 23 N 00 55 12 W Designated
Chippenham Fen UK11014 7UK053 England 112.13 52 17 52 N 00 24 57 E Designated
Colne Estuary (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 2) UK11015 7UK079 England 2701.43 51 48 57 N 00 57 36 E Designated
Crouch and Roach Estuaries (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 3) UK11058 7UK085 England 1735.58 51 38 16 N 00 40 10 E Designated
Deben Estuary UK11017 7UK097 England 978.93 52 02 31 N 01 20 44 E Designated
Dengie (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 1) UK11018 7UK073 England 3127.23 51 41 26 N 00 57 34 E Designated
Dersingham Bog UK11019 7UK090 England 157.75 52 49 49 N 00 29 06 E Designated
Dorset Heathlands UK11021 7UK124 England 6730.15 50 39 00N 02 09 33W Designated
Duddon Estuary UK11022 7UK121 England 6806.3 54 10 39 N 03 15 24 W Designated
Dungeness to Pett Level UK11023   England   50 55 50 N 00 44 59 E Proposed
Esthwaite Water UK11024 7UK049 England 137.4 54 21 37 N 02 59 06 W Designated
Exe Estuary UK11025 7UK051 England 2345.71 50 38 50 N 03 26 32 W Designated
Foulness (Mid-Essex Coast Phase 5) UK11026 7UK102 England 10932.95 51 34 25 N 00 55 17 E Designated
Gibraltar Point UK11027 7UK061 England 414.09 53 06 00 N 00 20 16 E Designated
Hamford Water UK11028 7UK063 England 2187.21 51 52 46 N 01 14 29 E Designated
Holburn Lake and Moss UK11030 7UK024 England 28.03 55 37 20 N 01 55 09 W Designated
Humber Estuary UK11031 7UK077 England 37987.8 053 32 59 N 000 00 03 E Designated
Irthinghead Mires UK11032 7UK025 England 792.08 55 04 46 N 02 30 43 W Designated
Isles of Scilly UK11033 7UK152 England 401.64 49 57 46 N 06 20 42 W Designated
Lee Valley UK11034 7UK147 England 447.87 51 34 51 N 00 02 58 W Designated
Leighton Moss UK11035 7UK026 England 128.61 54 10 03 N 02 47 31 W Designated
Lindisfarne UK11036 7UK005 England 3679.22 55 40 22 N 01 50 17 W Designated
Lower Derwent Valley UK11037 7UK065 England 915.45 53 53 04 N 00 55 34 W Designated
Malham Tarn UK11038 7UK067 England 286.26 54 05 46 N 02 09 44 W Designated
Martin Mere UK11039 7UK027 England 119.89 53 37 24 N 02 52 37 W Designated
Medway Estuary and Marshes UK11040 7UK068 England 4696.74 51 24 02 N 00 40 38 E Designated
Mersey Estuary UK11041 7UK096 England 5023.35 053 18 51 N 002 49 25 W Designated
Mersey Narrows and North Wirral Foreshore UK11042   England 2089.41 053 29 53 N 007 03 43 W Proposed
Midland Meres and Mosses Phase 1 UK11043 7UK075 England 510.88 52 54 11 N 02 50 25 W Designated
Midland Meres and Mosses Phase 2 UK11080 7UK108 England/Wales 1588.24 52 55 20 N 02 45 43 W Designated
Minsmere?Walberswick UK11044 7UK010 England 2018.92 52 18 55 N 01 38 02 E Designated
Morecambe Bay UK11045 7UK104 England 37404.6 54 07 19 N 02 57 21 W Designated
Nene Washes UK11046 7UK059 England 1517.49 52 34 41 N 00 04 33 W Designated
North Norfolk Coast UK11048 7UK011 England 7862.39 52 58 13 N 00 35 55 E Designated
Northumbria Coast UK11049 7UK140 England 1107.98 55 27 58 N 01 35 18 W Designated
Ouse Washes UK11051 7UK012 England 2469.08 52 28 34 N 00 12 19 E Designated
Pagham Harbour UK11052 7UK035 England 636.68 50 45 48 N 00 45 38 W Designated
Pevensey Levels UK11053 7UK132 England 3577.71 50 50 30 N 00 20 32 E Designated
Poole Harbour UK11054 7UK138 England 2439.2 50 40 52 N 02 01 34 W Designated
Portsmouth Harbour UK11055 7UK084 England 1248.77 50 49 41 N 01 07 32 W Designated
Redgrave and South Lopham Fens UK11056 7UK045 England 127.09 52 22 34 N 01 00 42 E Designated
Ribble and Alt Estuaries UK11057 7UK083 England 13464.1 53 42 41 N 02 58 44 W Designated
Rostherne Mere UK11060 7UK019 England 79.76 53 21 14 N 02 23 05 W Designated
Roydon Common UK11061 7UK060 England 194.1 52 46 24 N 00 30 02 E Designated
Rutland Water UK11062 7UK046 England 1360.34 52 38 52 N 00 39 54 W Designated
Severn Estuary UK11081 7UK088 England/Wales 24662.98 51 13 29 N 03 02 57 W Designated
Solent and Southampton Water UK11063 7UK125 England 5346.44 50 44 25 N 01 31 32 W Designated
Somerset Levels and Moors UK11064 7UK112 England 6388.49 51 10 14 N 02 52 00 W Designated
South West London Waterbodies UK11065 7UK148 England 828.14 51 23 59 N 00 23 26 E Designated
Stodmarsh UK11066 7UK069 England 481.33 51 18 18 N 01 10 19 E Designated
Stour and Orwell Estuaries UK11067 7UK076 England 3676.92 051 57 16 N 001 09 38 E Designated
Teesmouth and Cleveland Coast UK11068 7UK089 England 1247.31 54 37 50 N 01 07 07 W Designated
Thames Estuary and Marshes UK11069 7UK141 England 5588.59 51 29 08 N 00 35 47 E Designated
Thanet Coast and Sandwich Bay UK11070 7UK078 England 2169.23 51 18 18 N 01 22 47 E Designated
The Dee Estuary UK11082 7UK020

England/Wales

14302.02 53 18 08 N 03 12 56 W Designated
The New Forest UK11047 7UK066 England 28002.81 50 49 32 N 01 39 22 W Designated
The Swale UK11071 7UK021 England 6514.71 51 21 39 N 00 50 21 E Designated
The Wash UK11072 7UK034 England 62211.66 52 56 16 N 00 17 12 E Designated
Thursley and Ockley Bog UK11074 7UK070 England 265.24 51 09 52 N 00 42 01 W Designated
Upper Nene Valley Gravel Pits UK11083   England 1357.67 052 20 04 N 000 34 56 W Designated
Upper Solway Flats and Marshes UK11079 7UK058 England/Scotland 43636.73 54 54 20 N 03 25 27 W Designated
Walmore Common UK11076 7UK050 England 52.85 51 49 58 N 02 22 14 W Designated
Wicken Fen UK11077 7UK091 England 254.39 52 18 27 N 00 16 42 E Designated
Woodwalton Fen UK11078 7UK092 England 208.13 52 26 36 N 00 11 25 W Designated
 
Many designated sites are on private land: the listing of a site in these pages does not imply any right of public access.