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Wye National Nature Reserve

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Engaging Kent Downs AONB: "Doing Nothing Very Well" as a Primary Distraction in Life

In my New York youth, Sundays engaged many in a series of ritualistic events commencing with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New York
Stunning countryside

Far reaching views and a spectacular section of the Kentish North Downs AONB. Good walking from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alfriston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my New York youth, Sundays engaged many in a series of ritualistic events commencing with church, rolls and buns, rituals of dining involving a roast or pasta centered dinner depending on one's culture, and culminating in the late afternoon drive. The latter didn't demand...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Far reaching views and a spectacular section of the Kentish North Downs AONB. Good walking from the parking site beside the Devils Kneading Bowl. Sadly the nearby tea room was closed on a Monday when we were there ~ close to the grass Crown. Instead...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

We were lucky to get a great day but it has to be said - this is a stunning bit of the UK. We did a few walks in the area and each offered variety. The signing is good and some of the views are...More

Thank HHH666Y
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We have recently moved to Kennington so are only 3 miles from this beautiful place. We can't believe how lucky we are to have this on our doorstep. We did the 5 mile circular walk through Wye from the car park in Coldharbour lane. It...More

3  Thank Kim D
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Great place to go and let the wind blow your cares away. Parking at the top, lovely circular walk (hilly though)

Thank ecosue
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Been here walking many times and the views are magnificent. There are often hawks also flying around.

Thank Kent-Hoggy
Reviewed 1 February 2018

For avid walkers or people just out for a stroll, the Wye NNR is a thing of beauty. Breathtaking views, an abundance of wildlife and good old fashioned fresh air. A well planned route is recommended and the more adventurous can stop for a well...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

The short time i was here was great considering it started to rain quite heavily which i wasn't dressed for . But the views were still good & im definitely coming back shen the weather is better.

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Found a great walk on the web, that took us from the centre of Wye, through the fields and up onto the North Downs and through the Wye National Reserve, past "The Crown" and back again. Highly recommended

1  Thank Simon C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Downs are perfect for a lovely walk - stunning scenery, easy parking. If it is muddy - make sure to bring your boots - cattle do wander the area.

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Liz K
14 March 2018|
Response from Patrick H | Reviewed this property |
The part of the park I was in was at the top and the only way down that I could see had steps which is not much good to you but it's a big park so I would say there must be quite a few paths that a mobility scooter could... More
Nassia K
20 January 2017|
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Response from DavidA129541 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if there are specific signs saying not but I would err on caution and keep dogs on a lead as there are normally cattle grazing.