Kent Wildlife Trust. Wilder Kent Safari: Cromers Woodland Walk

Date: Saturday 11 May 2024

On Saturday 11th May 2024, Kent Wildlife Trust are holding a one day event starting at 9am at Cromers Wood, Milstead Near Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 8AD. Explore the woods as they’re full of spring flowers and learn about how coppicing techniques keep this woodland thriving. Cromers Wood is fragment of ancient semi-natural woodland surrounded by fields and industry. The woodland is traditionally managed as coppice – the practice of cutting trees to the ground that regrow be cut again in future. In spring, Cromers Wood is in full flower with woodland anemones, bluebells and orchids. Join the reserve warden on this walk to discover more about the abundance of wildlife the woodland supports throughout the year. This safari is aimed at an adult audience, 14-17 year olds may attend with an accompanying adult over 18.This safari will last approximately 3 hours and most of the time will be spent walking or standing. Much of the route follows surfaced paths, but these can be muddy. Ensure you wear sturdy footwear (during periods of wet weather waterproof footwear is advisable) and clothing suitable for the weather conditions. Please note there are no toilet facilities or refreshments are available to purchase at the reserve. You are welcome to bring your own food and drink with you, a bottle of water is recommended. Parking charges apply at the Cromers Wood car park but this is included with your safari ticket if you book at least 72 hours in advance. To receive free parking you must email the correct number plate of the car you will be using to at least 72 hours before the event start time. Please include the date of the event you have booked and the name the booking was made in as part of your email. If you are booking within 72 hours of the event, or do not confirm your number plate by this time, you will need to pay for parking on the day. For more information and to book your place, please click here.

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