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Blean Woods National Nature Reserve

Blean Woods National Nature Reserve

Details

The Big Blean Walk is a 25 mile circular walk through one of the largest and most distinctive areas of ancient woodland in England.

A free colourful walk guide with a map and information about the history and nature of The Blean can be downloaded. It can also be obtained from the Canterbury Visitor Centre at the Beaney Art Museum and Library; Faversham Information Centre; the Horsebridge Community Centre in Whitstable and Macari's Information Point in Herne bay.

For more information about the walk please visit the website.

Picnic site

Parking | Dogs Allowed | Rest Point | Wheelchair Friendly | Waymarked Trails | Geocaching

Location

Directions

See location of Blean Woods National Nature Reserve on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 121593  Lat: 51.29415 Long: 1.04083

By car: From Canterbury take the A290, Whitstable Road. After 1.5 miles, turn left, signposted Rough Common, then follow the signpost for the reserve on your right.

By train: Canterbury West (1.7 miles), Canterbury East (2.4 miles)

By bus: Route number 3B from Canterbury passes close to the site.

By bike: National Cycle Route 1 passes close to the site.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Canterbury West station

Facilities

  • Picnic sitePicnic site

Parking | Dogs Allowed | Rest Point | Wheelchair Friendly | Waymarked Trails | Geocaching

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