Wembury Point to Erme Estuary IPA

Location: South coast of Devon, to the west and south east of Wembury.

Grid Reference: SX 523 485

Wembury Point to Erme Estuary IPA has been recognised as one of 165 Important Plant Areas in the UK.

The key features of this IPA are:

  • One of the UK’s most important populations of Shore Dock
  • This small site supports several important and rare vascular plants.

    In particular, it has the largest known extant population of shore dock in Devon, one of the largest concentrations of this species on rocky sea-cliffs in south-west England.