Farningham Wood LNR
Designated site name: Farningham Wood LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  Biological
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
Other overlapping designations: Farningham Wood SSSI
Date of Declaration: 09/01/1987 Declaring Authority: Sevenoaks District Council
Area (Ha): 69.3 Grid Reference: TQ 540 681
Owned By:  It is jointly owned and managed by Sevenoaks District Council and Farningham Parish Council Managed By:  Sevenoaks District Council and Farningham Parish Council
Location: Calfstock Lane, Farningham. DA4 9JH
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)

Farningham Woods can be accessed from Calfstock Lane off the A225 south of Horton Kirby, where a car park is located at the end of Calfstock Lane.
Train: The nearest station is at Farningham Road, two miles north of Calfstock Lane.

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: Set on a hilltop, Farningham Woods offers both extensive views over the Kent countryside and peaceful, secluded walks amongst some of its nationally scarce trees and plants.
Home to the Small-Leaved Lime, a rare tree which is only found on one other site in Kent. There are several other unusual plants here including the largest British colony of the nationally rare Deptford Pink.

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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