Foxes Cross Bottom LNR
Designated site name: Foxes Cross Bottom LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 03/03/1993 Declaring Authority: Canterbury City Council
Area (Ha): 3.95 Grid Reference: TR 093 635
Owned By:  Canterbury City Council Managed By:  The Council manages the land in partnership with Kent Wildlife Trust
Location: Wraik Hill and Foxes Cross Hill, near Whitstable. CT5 3AW
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)

The site is located off the Thanet Way (A299) roundabout to Whitstable and Blean, signposted to Wraik Hill.

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: A mosaic of neutral grassland with scrub, native
broadleaved woodland and other valuable habitats such as ponds, wet ditches and hedgerows.
The land is grazed using ponies and Highland cattle. This helps to keep the grass short and allows a wide range of grassland species to grow.
In the summer many warblers and nightingales nest in the scrub.

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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