Martham Broad

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Martham Broad
The southeastern edge of Martham Broad - - 1107374.jpg
TypeNational Nature Reserve
LocationGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk
OS gridTG 466 203
Area60 hectares (150 acres)
Managed byNorfolk Wildlife Trust

Martham Broad is a 60-hectare (150-acre) National Nature Reserve north of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. It is managed by the Norfolk Wildlife Trust,[1][2] and is part of the Upper Thurne Broads and Marshes Site of Special Scientific Interest,[3] it is also part of the Broadland Ramsar site[4] and Special Protection Area,[5] and The Broads Special Area of Conservation.[6]

This reserve is composed of two shallow broads divided by the River Thurne, together with fen, reedbeds and marshes. There are a number of bat species and breeding birds include bearded tits, common terns, Cetti's warblers and marsh harriers.[1]

There is public access to the site.


  1. ^ a b "Martham Broad". Norfolk Wildlife Trust. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Designated Sites View: Martham Broad". National Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Designated Sites View: Upper Thurne Broads and Marshes". Sites of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Designated Sites View: Broadland". Ramsar Sites. Natural England. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Designated Sites View: Broadland". Special Protection Areas. Natural England. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Designated Sites View: The Broads". Special Areas of Conservation. Natural England. Retrieved 25 May 2018.

Coordinates: 52°43′26″N 1°39′00″E / 52.724°N 1.650°E / 52.724; 1.650