Jumping Downs LNR
Designated site name: Jumping Downs LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 15/10/2002 Declaring Authority: Canterbury City Council
Area (Ha): 5.67 Grid Reference: TR 192 485
Owned By:  Jumping Downs Community Trust Managed By:  Jumping Downs Trust and Kentish Stour Community Partnership
Location: South Barnham Farm, South Barnham/Elham. CT4 6LJ
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)

From Barham Village, follow Valley Road out of village towards Elham. When you leave village take the first road on the right. Follow road through South Barham Farm, Jumping Downs is 1Km on the right.
Bus numbers – 16A, 116, 17 & I E

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: Jumping Downs is a 14 acre chalk downland site located just beyond South Barham Farm.
Wildlife Surveys have been held this year for reptiles and small mammals. Adder, as well as viviparous lizard and slow worm.
The mammal survey showed that wood mice live at Jumping Downs and pygmy shrew were found at some of the reptile survey sites.
Plants of note include bee orchid, pyramidal orchid and horseshoe vetch.

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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