Donna Nook National Nature Reserve covers more than 10 km (6.25 miles) of coastline between Grainthorpe Haven in the north and Saltfleet in the south where it borders the Saltfleetby-Theddlethorpe National Nature Reserve.

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Grey seals

For much of the year grey seals at the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trusts’ Donna Nook National Nature Reserve are at sea or hauled out on distant sandbanks. Every November and December, the seals give birth to their pups near the sand dunes: a wildlife spectacle which attracts visitors from across the UK. 

The Viewing Area - open late October to December

For your own safety and to reduce disturbance to the seals all visitors should stay in the designated viewing area and follow the Visitor Guidelines



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A-Z of Wildlife

Photo of Snow Bunting

Name: Snow Bunting

Scientific name: Plectrophenax nivalis

Category: Finches and Buntings

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