Looe Island is a marine nature reserve and the waters around it are teaming with life. The island provides a quiet haven for wildlife, with a variety of habitats.


Looe Island is part of the Whitsand and Looe Bay Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) and has a variety of precious wildlife habitats including woodland, maritime, grassland, sand, shingle and rocky reef. 


Size of reserve: 9 hectares / 22acres
OS map number: 107
Grid reference: SX 258 519
Best time to visit: summer
Unfortunately dogs are not permitted on the island