Woodlands we use for educational purposes with groups
WCCP: Spinney Wood is an attractive woodland on the edge of the former mining village of Aylesham. It is a mix of ancient woodland and a more recent plantation of trees such as beech. During the spring there are colourful displays of wild flowers such as bluebells and wood anemones, but other rare plants such as lady orchid and white helleborine can be found growing hereeaches you how to craft wood products.
An ancient woodland set back from the seafront in the Seabrook Valley near Folkestone, Paraker Wood benefits from colourful displays of wildflowers in spring.
The steep sides of Paraker Wood Pocket Park rise up from the coast as part of the Seabrook Valley, which leads from the sea up to Cheriton, and to the high fields which border it on its northern side.
How to identify Ancient Woodland: Ancient woodland status should be based on an assessment of the available evidence. This includes checking the ancient woodland inventory, examining old maps, documentary evidence and remnant manmade features, and assessing the species which occur on a site.