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Nature Reserves

Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve

Venue Information


The Wash Study Centre

Gibraltar Road



PE24 4SU


Other Information

Gibraltar Point is an area of unspoilt coastline with important plant and animal communities. It is of international scientific interest comprising sandy and muddy sea-shore, sand dune, saltmarsh and freshwater habitats. The reserve extends a distance of about three miles along the Lincolnshire coast from the southern end of Skegness to the entrance of the Wash.

Directions: South of Skegness on the Gibraltar Road. Two car parks, both on Gibraltar Road, the largest is next to the Visitor Centre and Field Station.

Facilities: Visitor Centre and shop; toilets; classroom; educational facilities; residential facilities for groups; bird hides; events; leaflet; car park; waymarked routes. Dogs on leads - dogs are not permitted on beach between April and September.