Things to see & do
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The dry heath land of Woolbeding common is a perfect habitat for bell heather. Tiger beetles lurk on the sandy tracks hunting down prey among the reddish-purple heather.
See the fluttery flight of displaying banded demoiselles on the river and small red-eyed damselflies on the calm lake. Tiny Dartford warblers are seen bobbing between bushes.
Blooms of ling heather appear across the heath attracting digger wasps that make holes along the sandy tracks. Normally ling flowers are mauve but to see white is a sign of luck.
Take a walk on Older hill and you will come across stink horns, fly agaric and death cap among other types of fungi. Everywhere you will see bumper crops of ripe blackberries.