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RSPB Reserve Blean Woods

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Great place for a long wander if you have plenty of time. spent 4-5 hours in here and it is a... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
David E
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London, United Kingdom
Lovely shade in the hot weather, exceptional walks- unspoilt!!

So many old and great variety of trees to admire. Many interesting paths and lovely place to dog... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
maggieyaxleysmith
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Church Wood, Rough Common Road | Rough Common, Canterbury CT2 9DD, England
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Great place for a long wander if you have plenty of time. spent 4-5 hours in here and it is a lovely place to be, very quiet and just very relaxing. One tip do take a map or have some idea of where you are...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 20 August 2018

So many old and great variety of trees to admire. Many interesting paths and lovely place to dog walk - great path dedicated to this. This is one of the largest bird reserves in the country and is soooo unspoilt!

Thank maggieyaxleysmith
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Take the dog every so often, beautiful surroundings and he has a fantastic time. Would be even better if everyone picked up after their dogs.

Thank Mollfie
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I tried the 8-mile walk and got lost once because of a junction with no arrows. Eventually doubled back to try the other way which turned out to be correct. Then later the same thing happened and I was too weary to flip a coin...More

Thank Donny D
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Wortha visit. Good, easy access paths with demarcated path for dog walkers. Given that so any of the beaches around have restrictions on dog walking, this makes a good change of scene

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Don't miss this one! Lovely long walks. Car park security may be an issue but really easy to reach by local bus

Thank Glyn W
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We have been walking in these woods regularly for years and any time of year, it is a treat to spend time here. Always something to see, Redstarts, Buzzards, wild orchids in the season for them.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Went with a group of friends on the hunt for bluebells. A lovely wooded walk even though we didn't find many. There are a variety of lengths of walks to suit different abilities. Our group ranged from 50 to 75 & we all managed to...More

Thank Celestine65
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a lovely sunny day. Luckily we found a parking space but parking we found limited. My toddler enjoyed walking around up the paths although it wasn't easy with the buggy going over the bumpy paths. If I had a dog it would...More

Thank star78x
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We walk here most weeks - it has everything you can wish to see. Buzzards flying over head, lots of birds for experienced bird watchers and the woods go on and on. It is a fantastic place to walk.

Thank maggieyaxleysmith
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