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Cowden Pound Pastures

A small valley with grassland and ancient woodland.

A small secluded valley with marsh and neutral grassland and ancient woodland. The northern most field had abundant anthills and the middle field, in August, has one of the largest and most spectacular displays of devils-bit scabious in the county.

Nearby nature reserves

Bough Beech
5 miles - Kent Wildlife Trust
Staffhurst Wood
5 miles - Surrey Wildlife Trust
Blindley Heath
6 miles - Surrey Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Cowden Pound Pastures
Near Edenbridge
Map reference
TQ 459 433
Best time to visit
Apr - Aug
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Opening Times
Open at all times
6.00 hectares
Regionally Important Geological Site (RIGS)
Not Wheelchair accessible. There is a stile, and livestock gates. The paths are steep, grassy, and muddy when wet. By arrangement with the Trust only.
Walking information
Pedestrian access from Hartfield Road.
By arrangement with the Trust only.
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
Sheep and cows
Reserve manager
Susanna Clerici
Tel: 01732 456407