Managed by the Kent Wildlife Trust, Broadham Down is a 16 hectares nature reserve in Chilham between Ashford and Canterbury, with impressive views across the Stour valley, and features grazing animals such as sheep, cattle and feral goats on site for most of the year. Consisting of grassland, scrub, and woodland, it is in the process of being reclaimed open habitat due to it being heavily scrubbed over and is known to have three kinds of bats hibernating there. In 2006 a colony of black-veined moth was recorded for the first time in over 40 years.

Opening Hours
Open all times


Not wheelchair accessible.

Not allowed.

Picture Credit: Kent Wildlife Trust.

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