Harvest mouse, photo by Amy Lewis

Harvest mouse, photo by Amy Lewis

A Natural History of Kent’s Mammals

Location: Wildwood Trust, Herne Common, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7LQ
Learn more about Kent’s mammals, large and small, at Wildwood Trust and take a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the captive breeding areas there.

Event details


A static map of A Natural History of Kent’s Mammals

About the event

This course will provide an overview of Kent’s mammals, small and large. 

The morning session will cover small mammals and include a behind-the-scenes visit to the small mammal captive breeding areas at Wildwood. 

The afternoon will cover the larger mammals and and includes a tour of the mammal enclosures at Wildwood with more in-depth discussion about each species.  The afternoon will also include a ‘hands-on’ examination of artefacts such as skulls, antlers and skins.

The focus of the course will be on mammal ecology, reproduction biology and conservation issues. Their habitats and distribution in Kent will also be covered. Mammal identification is covered in a separate course.

Led by Suzanne Kynaston, Wildwood Trust Conservation Officer

Suitable for beginners and improvers


Phone number

01622 662012


Normal fee: £33 per person per day.
Concessionary fee: Kent Wildlife Trust volunteers, senior citizens, unemployed and students £5 off.

Contact us

Jill Evington
Contact number: 01622 662012