Crane Valley LNR
Designated site name: Crane Valley LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Type:  
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 10/09/2002 Declaring Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Area (Ha): 0.84 Grid Reference: TQ 774 357
Owned By:  Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Managed By:  Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
Location: Brookside, Cranbrook. TN17 3DG
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)

Crane Lane, off the main Cranbrook High Street.
Access to the site can be gained through the recreation area, near the path from Crane Lane, or through the back of the Co-op car park.

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: This mixed, semi-natural woodland includes English oak, hornbeam and field maple on the drier ground, while ash, hazel and alder, together with some crack willow, occur on the stream sides. Holly, hawthorn and elder form a srub layer, and the small woodland shrubs rasberry, redcurrant and goosberry, all occur. The woodland is quite damp and the streamside vegitation is lush, supporting large bittercress which is a locally scarce wildflower.

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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