Slapton Ley is the largest natural freshwater lake in the south west, separated from the sea by a shingle beach. As a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) it was declared a National Nature Reserve (NNR) in 1993.
The Nature reserve is 1.5 long adn covers over 490 acres of natural woodland and reedbed habitat, making it a wildlife haven for all types of birds and vegetation.
Slapton Ley is a great day out for families and wildlife enthusiasts. There are circular walks on offer too throughout the Ley and into Slatpton Village. The South West Coast Path also runs along the beach from Strete to Torcross.
The beach and nature reserve are open daily and there are no entrance fees.
Parking is available at 3 car parks.
- Facilities for the Disabled
Parking & Transport
- On site parking