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Larkey Valley Wood Kent

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Site Details

45 hectares on a mix of chalky soils with acidic clay. Trees include: Beech, Ash, Hazel, Hornbeam and Sweet Chestnut, as well as 6 species of orchid. Six species of warbler have been noted nesting in tne wood during the Summer along with 3 species of Woodpecker and the Nightingale.


Larkey Valley Wood
Larkey Valley Wood.Canterbury.

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2 miles South West of Canterbury, the main entrance is on Cockering Road, off the A28.


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Car park at Cockering Road entrance.

Opening Times

24 hours


Car Park, rubbish bins, pathways through the woods.

Key Areas / Routes

All areas. There are 2 woodland walks, these comprise of a 5 km boundary walk, and a 1 km shorter walk.

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