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The natural environment

Devon County Council designations

Landscape designation Hectares Percent of district
Ancient woodlands 16,103 2.5%
Area of great landscape value 113,131 17.2%
Area of outstanding natural beauty 113,112 17.2%
Coastal protection area 51,060 7.8%
County wildlife site 17,585 2.7%
Dartmoor National Park 95,560 14.6%
Devon Wildlife Trust nature reserves 1,227 0.2%
Exmoor National Park 19,884 3.0%
Historic parks and gardens 4,175 0.6%
Local nature reserves 840 0.1%
Local wildlife sites 5,401 0.8%
National nature reserves 1,305 0.2%
RAMSAR sites 1,606 0.2%
Regionally important geological sites 368 0.1%
Sites of special scientific interest 47,480 7.2%
Special areas of conservation 37,352 5.7%
Special protection areas 3,270 0.5%
All designations 359,301 54.7%
Note: Individual figures may not add to the total area as some locations may fall into more than one category.

Source: Magic Partnership

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