Mid Kent Downs Countryside Partnership

Useful Links

Useful links

Community Groups in the Mid Kent Downs

Bredhurst Woodland Action Group – A group with a passion for improving Bredhurst Woods for both people and wildlife.

Friends of Boxley Warren – A Facebook page devoted to the goings on at Boxley Warren Local Nature Reserve.

Park Farm Community Orchard Group, Lynsted – A group dedicated to running events that promote the traditional orchard at Park Farm in Lynsted.

Heaths Countryside Corridor – A charity that has bought four sites in the Lenham Heath and Charing Heath areas for the benefit of local people and dedicated to creating a green corridor through the area.

Partner Organisations

Countryside Management Partnerships – Our sister organisations who work in other parts of the county.

Kent Downs AONB Unit – The Unit has an interest in all things to do with the AONB from planning, land management and guidance to tourism.

Maidstone Borough Council

Swale Borough Council

Visit Swale

Boxley Parish Council – A partner organisation in our work at Boxley Warren.

Other Useful Organisations

The Conservation Volunteers

Environment Agency

Forestry Commission

Kent & Medway Biological Records Centre

Kent Biodiversity Action Plan

Kent Wildlife Trust

Natural England

Produced in Kent

Public Rights of Way

Other Useful Sites

Creating Areas for Nature – A guide to creating wildlife habitat from ponds to grassland meadows.

English Woodland Grant Scheme – Grants for managing or creating woodland.

Environmental Stewardship – Grants for managing land in an environmentally sensitive way.

Kent Downs Land Manager’s Pack – Guidance from the Kent Downs AONB Unit on land management.

Kent Landscape Information Service – A website that allows you to view and customise maps of all sorts of useful information from land designation through to historical maps.

The Mid Kent Downs Countryside Partnership