River Len LNR
Designated site name: River Len LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Type:  Biological
County: KENT Natural England Area Team: Sussex and Kent (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 29/10/2014 Declaring Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
Area (Ha): 1.69 Grid Reference: TQ 768 555
Owned By:  Maidstone Borough Council Managed By:  Maidstone Borough Council
Location: ME14 5PP
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)

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 River Len Local Nature Reserve is a tiny haven for the rare species found here, such as the water vole and soldier beetle, in an unusual setting. Set in the heart of the urban environment, the reserve is a small area of rarely visited land running along the River Len where it passes under the A249, with a public footpath running along beside it.

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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