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RSPB Reserve Blean Woods

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Address: Church Wood, Rough Common Road | Rough Common, Canterbury CT2 9DD, England
Phone Number: 07770 683971
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Peaceful retreat

Great place for a walk into nature. Nothing commercialised about here just a car park and woods and tracks to explore

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Victor R
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Great place for a walk into nature. Nothing commercialised about here just a car park and woods and tracks to explore

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Some of the pathways do look a little unkept but I always see rspb employees there and during the winter there is probably a limit as to what can be done about it. More doggy bins would be great as I always see backs of poo left randomly . I have not seen anyone available to do a guided tour... More 

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Pencader, Carmarthenshire
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Free car parking, and a variety of walks along signed tracks, up to 7 miles in lenth through managed woodland and restored heathland, with a separate walk for dog owners. No toilet or cafe facilities

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
13 helpful votes 13 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
14 helpful votes 14 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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