Coast & Sea Areas

Wild Harris

Saltmarsh

Northton Salt Marsh 1 SNH_352819818.jpgNorthton Salt Marsh    (Photo: Scottish Natural Heritage)

The salt marshes at Seilebost and Northton are very special and rare, and are called Sites of Special Scientific Interest.  The plants that grow on the saltmarshes have to be able to cope with living somewhere where there is not much soil for food and where the tide comes in twice a day.

Northton Salt Marsh 2 SNH_891036257.jpgNorthton Salt Marsh    (Photo: Scottish Natural Heritage)

by Alison Tyler

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