Visit Looe Island

Visit Looe Island

Paul Lightfoot

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. The use of drones (UAVs) is not permitted over the nature reserve. Fishing is not allowed on the island during two hour visits also. 

Looe Island