Ham Street Woods Easy Access Trail

Explore Kent
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Explore Kent
  • Parking
  • Toilets
  • Suitable for small children

A short 0.45 mile (0.7km) woodland walk. The path surface is compacted and reasonably smooth. There are climbs and descents for most of the route, and no rest areas.

Hamstreet Woods is part of a woodland that descended from a post-Ice Age forest and was one of the first National Nature Reserves designated in England.

It is still managed in a traditional way and is home to a variety of different habitats with an outstanding collection of birds and moths.

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Step by step guide

  • Start from the car park take the path into the reserve.
  • Pass by to the right of the 5 bar wooden gate and follow the surfaced path to the left with the log edging on each side. Pass by the information board to the right.
  • Follow the log edged path ignoring the turning to the right.
  • Continue along the log edged path following the loop to the right to bring you back around to the start of the walk.