UK Man and the Biosphere Reserve Directory

Braunton Burrows

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Location: 51deg.06'N, 04deg.12'W
Area (hectares): Core Zone 1333
Buffer Zone 3120
Transition Zone 9724
Elevation Range (m): 0 - 30
Biome: Dune system
Biogeographic Province British Islands
Year Designated as Biosphere Reserve 2002

National contact:
Moira Anderson
Room 1/10b
Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Bristol BS1 6EB

Tel: +44 (0)117 372 8974

Local contact:
Andrew Bell
Northern Devon Coast and Countryside Service
Bideford Station
East the Water
EX39 4BB

Tel: +44 (0)1237 423655
Fax: +44 (0)1237 423613 Email:

Principal Monitoring and Research Themes:   

  • Biological inventory

  • Ecosystem restoration (dune systems)

  • Effects of natural and human influences on biota

  • Coastal Geomorphology


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This page was last updated on 21 January 2004