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A small woodland reserve centred around a lake

Collingwood is a delightful woodland sanctuary, which was planted as part of the Collingwood House Estate and, as a result, contains many exotic species amongst the native oaks, hornbeam, field maple, holly, yew and beech.

The reserve is centred on a lake with lovely steep valleys and stepped paths. The lake has good natural vegetation with water lilies and bulrushes.

Species and habitats

Tawny Owl, Spotted Flycatcher, English Oak, Mallard, Kingfisher, Moorhen

Nearby nature reserves

Parsonage Wood
3 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust
The Gill
6 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust
Flatropers Wood
7 miles - Sussex Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

1.6km (1 mile) south of Hawkhurst off Stream Lane
TN18 4RF
Map reference
TQ 760 292
Best time to visit
Apr - Jul
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Opening Times
Open at all times
3.00 hectares
Not Wheelchair accessible. A Wide Gate leading from the roadside to thin path. The paths are unsurfaced,with some slopes, steps and boardwalks in places. Paths can be slippery and muddy in places when it is wet. Fishing is not permitted at this reserve.
Walking information
There is a footpath around the reserve.
Dogs must be on lead
Reserve manager
Matt Hayes
Tel: 01622 662012