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How to get here

By train

Rye (16 km/10 miles), then bus 100 to Lydd and bus 11/11A/11B (not Sundays) from Lydd to reserve. Folkestone (32 km/20 miles), then bus service 101 to Lydd and bus 11/11A/11B (not Sundays) from Lydd to reserve. Ashford (25 km/16 miles) then bus service 11/11A/11B (not Sundays) to reserve.

By bus

Bus services 11/11A/11B from Ashford via Lydd (not Sundays) stop on request at the reserve entrance from where there is a one-mile walk to the Visitor Centre. There is a limited service on bus 102 from Lydd or Folkestone. The nearest stops on Sundays are at either Lydd or Lydd-on-Sea (The Pilot Inn). For more detailed information please contact the reserve.

By road

One mile out of Lydd on the Dungeness Road turn right for the the main site. The visitor centre and car park are one mile along the entrance track. The entrance to the Hanson ARC site and car park is opposite the main reserve entrance on the left of the Dungeness Road.

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Where is it?

  • Lat/lng: 50.93980,0.93364
  • Postcode: TN29 9PN
  • Grid reference: TR062197
  • Nearest town: Lydd, Kent
  • County: Kent
  • Country: England

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Note: Some reserves are not served directly by public transport and, in these cases, a nearby destination (from which you may need to walk or take a taxi or ferry) may be offered.

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