A one and a half hour trip to a local seal colony in a National Nature Reserve. Cruise at your leisure to see these beautiful creatures in the River Stour. Don’t forget your binoculars and cameras.
Sea Searcher boat trips from the Kiosk Pier Yard, Ramsgate.
This East Kent reserve is set in 16 beautiful acres of abandoned chalk quarry, which has been dramatically reclaimed by nature. It features many important habitats, fascinating geology and rare orchids. We also house the Thanet Observatory and the first artificial bat cave built in the UK. Facilities include a well equipped field centre with a large bookshop and picnic site
The Field Study CentreMonkton Nature ReserveMonkton RamsgateKENT CT12 4LH
The Trust’s largest and one of its most important nature reserves, with the only ancient dune pasture in Kent. The reserve is made up of a complex mosaic of habitats: inter-tidal mudflats, saltmarsh, shingle beach, sand dunes, ancient dune pastures, chalk cliffs, wave cut platform and coastal scrubland.
The reserve is of international importance for its waders and wildfowl, best seen over winter or during the spring and autumn migrations.
Originally designed as a pleasure garden, Tivoli Park has in recent years been left to its own devices and is now a designated nature reserve. Tivoli Woods at the south eastern end of the park has mature trees and a several pathways running through it, as well as lots of wildlife, including woodpeckers and parakeets.
Swings and a small rock wall are in the park area