Curtis Wood LNR
Designated site name: Curtis Wood LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 17/07/1994 Declaring Authority: Canterbury City Council
Area (Ha): 5.31 Grid Reference: TR 179 653
Owned By:  Canterbury City Council Managed By:  Curtis Wood Park has been owned by Canterbury City Council since 1993 and is jointly managed by the Countryside and Outdoor Leisure departments.
Location: Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7TY
How to get there: Please check how to get to the LNR e.g. Using Traveline Traveline website or phone 0871 200 22 33 (chargeable call)

On the Canterbury Road (A291), Herne between the Curtis Wood Road and Curtis Wood Park road, just outside Herne village.
Train: Herne Bay

Visitor facilities: We advise you to check information about the current visitor facilities before you go to the LNR e.g. through the local authority or managing body's website.

What to see: The reserve encompasses a small meadow of semi-improved neutral grassland. The wood consists mainly of oak, ash and hawthorn and is valued for its diverse ground flora inlcuding early purple and greater butterfly orchids; a short trail around the wood is waymarked.

Volunteer and 'Friends': For information about volunteering and 'Friends' groups, please contact the manager and see teh local authority or managing body's website.
Contact the local authority or owner of the LNR for further information - e.g. through the Local authority website.

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