Moorden Farm nr. Chiddingstone Causeway for general interest of habitats adjacent to the River Eden. This site is involved in KWT's 'Return to Eden Project'.
Meet at TQ522459, footpath gate opposite Moorden Farm, parking along the edge of Station Hill road just north of the gate at TQ521460.
Leaders: Anna David & Lyndsey Rule.
A second visit to Chiddingstone Brickworks for invertebrates and general interest.
Meet at TQ510468, parking in the former brick yard accessed through the left-hand pair of gates off B2027, one mile west of Penshurst train station.
Leaders: Steve Lemon & John Phillips.
Faversham Creek and Ham Marshes for invertebrates and general interest. Joint meeting with the British Entomological & Natural History Society.
Meet at TR017620, Upper Brents, Faversham on the west side of the creek.
Leader: John Badmin
|Location:||Faversham Creek and Ham Marshes|
Seasalter RSPB reserve for botany and general interest. Meet at TR090642, parking in field just off Seasalter Lane.
Reserve gate will be locked after 10.30am, please contact Lliam if you expect to be late (07853 364653)
Leaders: Lliam Rooney & Lyndsey Record.
|Location:||Seasalter Levels RSPB reserve|
Ham Fen SSSI for wetland plants and invertebrates, as well as an opportunity to get an update on the beaver project and see their field signs.
Meet at TR329553, parking in field through gate off Mill Lane, CT14 0DZ.
Leader: Tony Swandale.
Directions to Ham Fen
From the A257 Canterbury - Sandwich road turn right at the roundabout before Sandwich town.
After 1 mile exit first left at the roundabout then take the second exit on the next roundabout onto the A258 Deal road.
After half a mile turn right to "Ham" (Mill Lane).
The reserve entrance is another half mile down the lane on the left handside, shortly after crossing a small stream and bridge
|Location:||Ham Fen SSSI KWT Reserve|
Combwell & Shearnfold woods, Kilndown. All records required for this wood that is in multiple-ownership lots but under a single management plan. Meet at TQ707345, parking in yard, accessed by track through gateway off Rogers Rough Road. Leader: Mark Herbert.
|Location:||Combwell & Shearnfold Woods, Kilndown|
Ladd's Farm, Snodland. A Valley of Visions project to restore the chalk grassland habitat has encouraged a number rare plants, including Musk orchid, Clustered bellflower and Ground pine. All records required. Meet at TQ669629 in Holly Hill public car park. Leader: Lesley Mason.
Vinters Valley nature reserve, all records required. We will be able to visit the non-public areas including Whatman's meadow and Crematorium valley. Meet at TQ778563, parking in the reserve entrance on Lodge Road, ME14 5EH. Leader: Steve Songhurst
|Location:||Vinters Valley nature reserve, Maidstone|
Sherwood Lake & woods, Tunbridge Wells. Invertebrate and general records needed by Kent High Weald Countryside Partnership for this new public open space and nature reserve. Meet at TQ601409, in courtyard outside TN2 Community Centre, Lakeside, off Greggs Wood road. Parking is along the road. Leader: Ian Beavis.
|Location:||Sherwood Lake & woods, Tunbridge Wells|
As part of the annual celebration of the Blean Woods, Kent Wildlife Trust is holding a free conference about the history and natural history of this storied ancient woodland complex.
For more information and all bookings please contact:
Kent Wildlife Trust
Blean Project Office
Kent, CT2 0QW
Phone: 01227 719 506
|Location:||The Canterbury Academy|
Chiddingstone Brickworks for invertebrates and general interest. Meet at TQ510468, parking in the former brick yard accessed through the left-hand pair of gates off B2027, one mile west of Penshurst train station. Leaders: Steve Lemon & John Phillips.
A morning wander along the River Medway for birds and general recording. Meet at TQ629473, parking either side of Hartlake Bridge. Note 9am start, to catch birds singing. Half day only, although there may be the opportunity to continue if the group wish. Leader: Martin Allison.
|Location:||River Medway from Hartlake Bridge nr Tonbridge|
Beechborough Park, Summerhouse and Tolsford Hills for botany and general interest of chalk grassland and damp woodland. This site is good for early Spider and Man Orchid. Meet in car park at TR169383. Leaders: Alfie & Peter Gay.
|Location:||Beechborough Park, Summerhouse and Tolsford Hills|
Ryarsh wood, Birling, for spring flora and general recording, some areas of wet woodland. Meet at TQ663610, turn left off Park Farm lane, drive through farm buildings and park on right of Coldrum Lane opposite large barn. Leader: Lesley Mason.
|Location:||Ryarsh Wood, Birling|
This Kent Wildlife Trust reserve offers a variety of habitats including heathland and wet woodland. Meet in the car park at TQ652424, at the end of track leading off Crittenden Lane (continue past traveller site on left). Leader: Jan Hendey.
|Location:||Cinderhill and Brenchley Woods|