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Elmley National Nature Reserve - Things to Know Before Visiting

Elmley, Minster on Sea, Isle of Sheppey ME12 3RW, UK

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About Elmley National Nature Reserve

Elmley is a huge National Nature Reserve, where peaceful meadows and waterways are dominated by vast, soul-stirring skies. you are likely to see water birds wading in the ponds, magnificent birds of prey soaring above, hares bounding across the meadows, as well as butterflies, dragonflies, and bees exploring the waterways and wildflowers. One of the iconic locations where you can spend some good time in the greens and also it's quite challenging.

Attractions Near Elmley National Nature Reserve

Mount Ephraim Gardens
Mount Ephraim Gardens14.39km from Elmley National Nature Reserve

Mount Ephraim Gardens is an Edwardian terraced garden located at Hernhill, near Faversham, in the English county of Kent. For over 300 years the Dawes family have lovingly cared for the country house and gardens and today they present one of the breathtaking spots in the southeast of England. Ten acres of classical gardens lie within an 800-acre farm with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The gardens are open to the public from April to September on Wednesdays to Sundays and Bank Ho

Tankerton Beach
Tankerton Beach17.34km from Elmley National Nature Reserve

Tankerton is a suburb of Whitstable in Kent in southeast England. It was designed in the late 19th century as the train network brought holidaymakers to the sea. A family haven of safe bathing pretty painted beach huts and sloping grassy banks. The Tankerton Slopes are popular with families during the summer, where they play in the green and swim in the sea. This Blue Flag Awarded Tankerton Beach is a perfect choice for those looking for safe bathing and sensational views.

Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle18.64km from Elmley National Nature Reserve

Leeds Castle is a castle in Kent, England. It is the ideal venue for hospitality during the 149th Open at Royal St. George's, Kent in 2021. It is built on islands in a lake formed by the River Len to the east of the village of Leeds. The castle and its grounds are a major leisure destination with a maze that is exited through a shell grotto, a golf course and what may be the world's only museum of dog collars. There are two castle-themed children's adventure play areas targeted at the under-sev

Buckmore Park Kart Circuit
Buckmore Park Kart Circuit20.75km from Elmley National Nature Reserve

Buckmore Park is the home of British karting and the career starting point for many famous racing drivers including Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton. The karts used are the 80mph 390cc 4 Stroke SODI RT8 Karts, which are high tech and capture live data such as speed, lap times, and splits. It was owned by John Surtees, the only person to have won world Grand Prix championships in both Formula One car racing and Grand Prix motorcycle racing.

Kit's Coty House and Little Kit's Coty House
Kit's Coty House and Little Kit's Coty House21.35km from Elmley National Nature Reserve

Kit's Coty House and its neighbor, Little Kit's Coty House, are the remains of two megalithic 'dolmen' burial chambers. Kit's Coty is the larger of the two monuments, with three uprights and a massive capstone, while the smaller, Little Kit's Coty, is now a jumble of sarsens. Archaeologists have established that the monument was built by pastoralist communities shortly after the introduction of agriculture to Britain from continental Europe.

Mote Park
Mote Park21.79km from Elmley National Nature Reserve

A huge park that has 450 acres pf area and dates back to the 13th Century. During the late 1700s, the grounds were considerably improved, and the mansion that still stands overlooking the lake was built. Its wide variety of facilities, attractions, and scenery make it an excellent place to go for a day out – and its location means that it’s easily accessible from Maidstone town center.

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west, and East Sussex to the south-west. The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel. The county town is Maidstone.