Local wild places

We have included the best local sites for bird watching.

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Wren

Bookham Common

National Trust Common with lots of wildflowers, birds and insects of interest.

Kestrel (Sophie Dorman)

Denbies Hillside

Chalk downland brilliant for wildflowers, butterflies, reptiles and Kestrels

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Denbies Wine Estate

Beautiful Vineyard with wonderful surrounding countryside.

IMG_4111 40 Acre Field with poppies - LV Wood

Langley Vale Centenary Wood

A Woodland Trust owned and managed site with existing and newly-planted woodland and grassland.

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Leatherhead – Mole Valley Nature Reserve

Pretty walks along the River Mole, lots of birds and some lovely views of the river.

Great Crested Grebes (Harry Mathews)

Newdigate Brickworks

A Surrey Wildlife Trust reserve with a couple of lakes, woodland and a meadow.

(Glenn Carmichael)

Papercourt Nature Reserve

Surrey Wildlife Trust nature reserve – well worth exploring

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Thursley Common

A really wild stretch of Surrey heathland and bogs, a great place to explore and take time.