Dryhill LNR
Designated site name: Dryhill LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  Geological
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
Other overlapping designations: Dryhill SSSI
Date of Declaration: 01/01/2001 Declaring Authority: Kent County Council
Area (Ha): 9.35 Grid Reference: TQ 499 552
Owned By:  Kent County Council Managed By:  Kent County Council
Location: Dryhill Lane, Sundridge TN14 6ED
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 Sevenoaks/Riverhead, follow the A25 towards Westerham. Continue over the A21/M25 flyover and turn left into Dryhill Lane, (next to garden centre).
Trains to Sevenoaks and buses heading out towards Westoram on the A25.
Buses stop at the garden centre.

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: Dryhill is part of Regionally Important Geological Sites (RIGS), geological sites that are important for historical, scientific research or educational reasons. This site provides the finest exposures through the Rags & Hassock lithofaces of the Hythe Beds formation in west Kent.
There is an anticline running east-west through this old quarry site.

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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