What we do

We're the government’s adviser for the natural environment in England, helping to protect England’s nature and landscapes for people to enjoy and for the services they provide.

Natural England is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.

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Our management

Contact Natural England


Natural England
County Hall
Spetchley Road


Opening times: 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Find out about call charges at www.gov.uk/call-charges.

Bats: general advice

For licensing or planning and development queries, contact Enquiries on 0300 060 3900.

Bovine TB and badger control in England

Camping and caravanning exemption certificates


To consult us about works on commons or arrange to send us your application for works.

National Nature Reserves

Open Access Contact Centre

Suspected wildlife or pesticide poisoning

Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme (WIIS)

Head Office

Natural England
4th Floor, Foss House
Kings Pool
1-2 Peasholme Green


The Enquiries team answer calls. Please tell them the name of the person you want to speak to, if known.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of Information (FOI) and Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) requests

Enquiry Service
Natural England
County Hall
Spetchley Road


Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information. Read our policy on Social media use. Find out About our services.