Stanborough Reedmarsh

Entrance to Stanborough Reedmarsh in May 2017
Stanborough Reedmarsh and the River Lea

Stanborough Reedmarsh is a 3.3 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire. It is owned by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and managed by the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.[1][2]

The site is wet willow woodland on the bank of the River Lea. It is important for water voles and birds such as reed and sedge warblers.[1] Water figwort, common meadow rue and water chickweed grow along the river bank.[3]

There is access to the site from Stanborough Road through Stanborough Park.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Stanborough Reedmarsh". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 14 March 2013. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Map of Stanborough Reedmarsh". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Stanborough Reedmarsh". Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 16 February 2015.

Coordinates: 51°48′37″N 0°13′02″W / 51.8102°N 0.2172°W / 51.8102; -0.2172