Things to see & do

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What's on

We host a range of walks from nightjar spotting to autumnal strolls. Please check our events listing for further details.

September highlights

The Red Waxcap fungus can be a sign of ancient grassland © Copyright free

On a warm September afternoon enjoy the fresh air and take a stroll in the woodlands. Look for the colourful varieties of waxcap fungi that grow in Chase fields and Vale wood park.

October highlights

Rowan berries in autumn woods © Chloe Bradbrooke

Let Lord Tennyson’s inspiration be yours. At this time of year there are clusters of red berries on the rowan trees in Cotchet Valley, a place of pure tranquillity.

November highlights

Autumn leaves © Chloe Bradbrooke

Leaves crunch satisfyingly underfoot and golden tones saturate the woodland of oak, chestnut and beech. Take in the autumnal beauty and be inspired on a country walk this month.

Top photo spots

A great spot for photos

Black Down is a great place for photos. Try a seasonal shot of the Beech hanger, capture the majestic purple heather in flower, or frame the views of the patchwork Weald from the Temple of the Winds.

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