Explore the wonderful chalk grasslands and habitats of the Park Gate Down Nature Reserve

  • 11am
  • Elham

Park Gate Down Nature Reserve


A short walk with some moderate slopes exploring the ancient chalk grassland, a highly protected habitat, along with some of its characteristic orchid and other plant species that are found on the Nature Reserve. Gain an insight into this SSSI from Karen, the East Kent Downland Warden.

MEET: Karen Weeks at Park Gate Reserve, CT4 6NE. (Parking limited to 8 cars. Further parking 1 Km away at Upper Park Gate)

GRID REF: GR 167457

DISTANCE: 1 mile circular walk

DURATION: 1.5 hours

GRADE: Moderate

This exciting walk forms part of the Elham Valley Walking Festival.

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