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Bluebells on Limpsfield Common
Bluebells on Limpsfield Common in spring | © National Trust/Eleanor Yoxall
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Ridlands Grove short spring walk at Limpsfield Common

This short, gentle walk around Ridlands Grove offers charming views over countryside and delightful animal homes among the trees. It's particularly beautiful in springtime, when tree foliage and a spectacular display of bluebells begin to show.

Total steps: 6

Total steps: 6

Start point

Ridlands Grove car park, grid ref: TQ418521

Step 1

Facing the information board in the car park at Ridlands Grove, turn right and walk 10m to a post showing an arrow. Take the path to the left, heading slightly downhill.

Step 2

After around 50m, take the left-hand path.

Step 3

After about 10m, take the next path going left. In this area the Limpsfield Task Force has carried out woodland management work to thin out some of the trees and encourage bluebells in spring.

Step 4

Loop around in a clockwise direction. You'll see a mixture of old beech trees, as well as younger oak trees, plus views across the adjacent farmland, towards the North Downs and Westerham.

Step 5

Continue keeping to the left-hand path (with fields to your left). The path carries on through a younger patch of woodland, with lots of regenerated young birch, around planted oak and beech trees.

Step 6

After about 200m the path forks. Take the wider path to the right. You'll then shortly see the car park where you started.

End point

Ridlands Grove car park, grid ref: TQ418521

Trail map

Map of Ridlands Grove short spring walk
Map of Ridlands Grove short spring walk | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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