Sedge Warbler

Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

Nansmellyn Marsh

One of the few remaining untouched areas of reedbed in Cornwall.

Location

Just east of Perranporth
Newquay
A static map of Nansmellyn Marsh

Know before you go

Size
5 hectares

Grazing animals

No

Walking trails

The bird hide is temporarily unavailable as it has been vandalised. Repairs will be completed once suitable funding becomes available. It is difficult and dangerous to venture into the reedbed, so visitors are asked to stay on the paths and boardwalks

Access

Footpaths around the reserve, please keep to the marked paths as the terrain can be difficult. The hide is unavailable until further notice.

Dogs

Dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to August

About the reserve

This reserve consists of one of the few remaining untouched areas of reedbed in Cornwall. The common reed is found here, as well as numerous bird species. 

Contact us

Cornwall Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01872 273939