Vinters Valley Park LNR
Designated site name: Vinters Valley Park 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: 01/04/1993 Declaring Authority: Kent County Council
Area (Ha): 30.19 Grid Reference: TQ 776 563
Owned By:  Kent County Council and Maidstone Borough Council Managed By:  Vinters Valley Trust
Site map: View map of site
Location: Vinters Lodge, Lodge Road, Maidstone. ME14 5EH
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)

Sited between New Cut Road and the main A249 Sittingbourne Road, Maidstone.
Train: Maidstone East, Maidstone Barracks or Bearstead.
The entrances to the reserve are via New Cut Road, Lodge Road, Bargrove Road, Newenden Close, Netley Close or the footpath running between Huntsman Lane and New Cut Road.

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: There is a variety of habitats to enjoy including woodland, grassland, scrub, lake, stream and marshland and being former parkland there is a mixture of both native and exotic flora to enjoy with some magnificent trees to admire. There is always a variety of bird life to see from ducks and geese swimming on the lake, kingfishers along the stream and songbirds throughout the woods.

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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