Brighton and Lewes Downs Biosphere

555705849 WDPA ID
18.61 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


  • Original Name Brighton and Lewes Downs Biosphere Reserve
  • English Designation UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2014
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Collaborative governance
  • Management Authority Brighton and Hove City Council
  • Management Plan View Management Plan
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. UK UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserves Updated: 2020 Joint Nature Conservation Committee

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Brighton and Lewes Downs Biosphere from the World Database on Protected Areas, December 2023. Available at: