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RSPB Reserve Blean Woods

Church Wood, Rough Common Road | Rough Common, Canterbury CT2 9DD, England
07770 683971
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Ranked #9 of 48 Attractions in Canterbury
Type: Forests, Outdoors
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Type: Forests, Outdoors
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Free parking, although can get busy. Good level footpaths, well signposted, Various routes depending how far you want to walk. They are all on the level. No refreshments or toilets.

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Ramsgate
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

lovely woodland walk, car parking with enough room for a few cars, good dissabled acess, good paths for people with mobility cars

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A fab place to walk, cycle, run and take photos anytime of the year. This is actually Church Wood but often referred to as Blean Wood which is in fact further along and separated by the Dunkirk-Dargate Road. However, the whole area is just great and only a short distance to Clowes Wood and Thornden Wood too.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a great opportunity for a countryside escape for a few hours or even a whole day. Stunning woodland and great landscapes to explore, there are graded recommended walks to try your hand at or go free style and explore to your hearts content. Only down side is lack of facilities and no available rest stop. So defiantly go... More 

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Dover
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a very well kept woodland and the place to go to see glow-worms; hear woodcocks or nightingales etc

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London, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Perfect walks through heavenly ancient woodland. 2 miles, 5 miles, 7 miles....take your pick! Even a dog walk. Heath spotted orchids, early purple orchids May-June. RSPB bird outings (nightjar and nightingale) Woodpeckers drill, and the vistas

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Ramsgate
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

nice peacefull walk on a circular path, good car park with portable toilets. suitable for pushchairs and the dissabled

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Blean Woods are located just a couple of miles outside Canterbury. There are various well-signed posted walks in the woods; the shortest of which takes about 45 minutes along which dogs are permitted. Other walks dogs are prohibited. There are beautiful canopies of majestic ancient trees through which we had a lovely walk with birdsong.

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Canterbury UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Hundreds of acres of native broadleaf trees, with the most magnificent display of bluebells at this time of the year. The rare heath fritillary butterfly is a feature, as are the nightingales, woodcock, nightjar and a wealth of songbirds. A well defined network of public rights of way add to the pleasure of this place

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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349 reviews 349 reviews
107 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I feel so privileged to live close enough to this reserve to come here every week or so. I return home reinvigorated and with a sense that all is well with the world.

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