Woodland
Parent Toddler walks
Title: Parent And Toddler Walks
Location: Birchden Wood
Overview: Parent and Toddler Walks are part of the Weald Forest Landscape Partnership Scheme, which is a £3.3 million programme of activity, supported by The Heritage Lottery Fund, to enrich the areas natural and cultural heritage.

Short circular buggy friendly walk through dense birch woodland close to the famous Harrisons Rocks.

Opening Times: Continuous
Website address: www.khwp.org.uk/recreation/wealdforestridgeparenttoddlerwalks/birchden-wood
Facilities: Downloadable map and activities available via the website link
Parent Toddler walks
Title: Parent And Toddler Walks
Location: Hargate Forest, TN2 5PE
Overview: Parent and Toddler Walks are part of the Weald Forest Landscape Partnership Scheme, which is a £3.3 million programme of activity, supported by The Heritage Lottery Fund, to enrich the areas natural and cultural heritage.

Short circular walk suitable for toddlers that takes you through mature and huge trees down to a wildlife pond. It can get very muddy!

Opening Times: Continuous
Website address: www.khwp.org.uk/recreation/wealdforestridgeparenttoddlerwalks
Facilities: Downloadable map and activities available via the website link
Parent Toddler walks
Title: Parent And Toddler Walks – Pepenbury 
Location: Pepenbury, TN2 4QU
Overview: Parent and Toddler Walks are part of the Weald Forest Landscape Partnership Scheme, which is a £3.3 million programme of activity, supported by The Heritage Lottery Fund, to enrich the areas natural and cultural heritage.

Short circular walk suitable for toddlers and all terrain buggies through an ancient and beautiful bluebell wood. 

Opening Times: Continuous
Website address: www.khwp.org.uk/recreation/wealdforestridgeparenttoddlerwalks
Facilities: Downloadable map and activities available via the website link
Title: High Wood
Location: 1/4 mile from the village of Hawkenbury on the eastern edge of Tunbridge Wells. Follow High Woods Lane of Halls Hole Road, the woodland is divided by the road and access is from both sides.
Overview: Networks of paths through the wood on the part of the woods north of High Woods lane. The woods were damaged heavily in the 1987 storm but the Chesnut and mature oak standards are growing well. There are wonderful flowers to see in spring!
Opening Times: N/A
Website address: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk/residents/parks-and-play-areas/woodlands-and-kent-high-weald-partnership
Facilities: Map available from Tunbridge Wells Tourist office
Barnett's wood LNR
Title: Barnetts Woods Nature Reserve
Location: The site is in the High Brooms area of Tunbridge Wells. See information on weblink below.
Overview: Habitat: Ancient semi-natural broadleaf woodland, Bluebells flower in some areas of the woodland in spring and many species of birds breed here every year. Ancient meadows have a diverse range of wild flowers growing in the grasses. Two ponds, both rich in wildlife – a dipping platform, tables and benches make this the perfect place for a spot of pond dipping!
Opening Times: Continuous
Website address: www.khwp.org.uk/nature-reserves-7/barnetts-wood
Facilities: Wood can be accessed on foot from four different entrances: through Wheelers Field, from Blackthorn Avenue: from Aspen Way or along Juniper Close.
The reserve is well served for public transport.
Title: Bassets/Snipe Wood
Location: Located 1/4 mile to the east of Pembury.
Overview: An unsurfaced Road called Woodlands leads to a public footpath into Snipe Wood. Follow the Tunbridge Wells Circular Walk signs. 
Opening Times: N/A
Website address: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk/residents/parks-and-play-areas/woodlands-and-kent-high-weald-partnership
Facilities: Suggested to use a map from the Tunbridge Wells Tourist Office
Cinderhill community woodland
Title: Cinderhill Woods
Location: Postcode TN12 7EB. See information on weblink below.
Overview: Habitat: Areas of lowland heath acting as a stepping stone enabling flora and fauna to migrate across the area. In the summer months Cinderhill is host to a flock of hebridean sheep that graze on the bramble and birch saplings. 
A total of 60 bird species can be seen at Cinderhill and many reptiles also make home at Cinderhill.
Opening Times: Continuous
Website address: www.khwp.org.uk/nature-reserves-7/cinderhill-woods
Facilities: Regular programme of events & volunteering takes place – see website for details
Crane Valley
Title: Hilbert Woods
Location: Auckland Road, TN1 2HU. See information on weblink below.
Overview: Habitat: Roundabout Wood contains both semi natural woodland and wet woodland areas. A circular woodland path runs through the site, which consists of boardwalks, steps and a footbridge, allowing access all year round. The stream running through the woods supports a good range of wildlife. The surrounding wet areas also support a vast, rich insect fauna, which includes both local and nationally scarce species.

Folly Shaw is an area of semi-natural broadleaved woodland, with a chalybeate stream running along the western boundary, and a footpath bisecting the wood in two.

Opening Times: Continuous
Website address: www.khwp.org.uk/nature-reserves-7/hilbert-woods
Facilities: The friends of Grosvenor and Hilbert website: www.fogh.org.uk/index.php
Title: Marshley Harbour Wood
Location: Situated on the north eastern edge of Pembury with access available from a number of footpaths.
Overview: Marshley Harbour and adjoining Forest Woods comprise some 213 acres of mixed conifers and sweet chestnut coppice with open heathy glades. The site has an educational nature trail and a wonderful network of paths offering superb views of the ever-changing woodland landscape.
Opening Times: N/A
Website address: www.tunbridgewells.gov.uk/residents/parks-and-play-areas/woodlands-and-kent-high-weald-partnership
Facilities: N/A
Title: Tudeley Woods Nature Reserve
Location: 0.6 mile (1 km) south of Tonbridge along the A21, take the left turn into Dislingbury Road (sometimes called Half Moon Lane), immediately before the petrol station on the left. The car park is 300 m along the lane, on the left. 
Overview: Escape to the woods in the newly restored heathlands, enjoy the grand old trees and woodland flowers. Beautiful orchids, bluebells and primroses in the spring.

No entrance charge but donations welcome

Opening Times: Continuous
Website address: www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/t/tudeleywoods/
Facilities: Car park – 6’6 height barrier, group bookings, guided walks, 3 nature trails – not wheelchair accessible -some steep slopes. Maps available from the tourist office.
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