Rectory Meadow LNR
Designated site name: Rectory Meadow LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  Biological
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 31/08/2005 Declaring Authority: Hartley Parish Council
Area (Ha): 2.19 Grid Reference: TQ 603 685
Owned By:  Hartley Parish Council Managed By:  Hartley Parish Council and North West Kent Countryside Project
Location: Ash Road, Hartley, Longfield. DA3
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)

Ash Road off Longfield Main Road, between the M20 & the M2, Hartley.
Train: Short Walk from Longfield Station.

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: Five acres of chalk grassland and adjoining woodland, Areas of unimproved chalk grassland with associated plants growing in thin calcareous soil over chalk bedrock is quite rare.
Rectory Meadow is home to 193 different species of wild flowers, grasses and shrubs ranging from the delicate Man Orchid to the Cornflower .

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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