Haysden Country Park LNR
Designated site name: Haysden Country Park LNR   View map
LNR Type: Rural Type:  Biological
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 27/10/2008 Declaring Authority: Tonbridge And Malling Borough Council
Area (Ha): Grid Reference:
Owned By:  Tonbridge & Maling BC & Highways Agency, Network Rail and Environment Agency Managed By:  Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council
Location: In the Medway valley west of Tonbridge. TN11 9BE
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)

Car: Follow the country park signs just to the west of Tonbridge, the park is off Lower Haysden Lane. The main car park is situated just off Brook Street in Lower Haysden Lane 1.5 miles from Tonbridge town centre.
Bus: Bus Routes 7, 215,151, and 402 stop at Quarry Hill, a short walk along the public footpath in Brook Street and then along the highway in Lower Haysden Lane.
Train: Access by Rail – HCP is 1.3 miles from Tonbridge Station that offers direct connections from Charing Cross and Ashford.

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: The country park includes Barden and Haysden Lakes and a stretch of the River Medway. There are grasslands, deciduous woodland and marshes.
Species include various bats, birds including kingfishers, bulfinches, nightingales and waterfowl, damselflies and dragonflies.
Plants include Dyer's Greenweed and narrow leaved water dropwort

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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