Bluebells and Orchids - Heart of Kent Walking Festival

Type:Guided Walk

Hucking Estate Car Park, Church Road, Hucking, Kent, ME17 1QP

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Bluebells and Orchids - Heart of Kent Walking Festival


This is an exceptional site for spring flowers notably bluebells, wood sorrel and wood spurge at this Woodland Trust site. Most notably we will walk through the adjacent Admirals’ wood, where, if conditions are right, early purple orchids are so abundant they will provide a remarkable carpet of imperial purple unmatched anywhere in Kent to my knowledge.

Bumblebees and butterflies will be active and taking advantage of the fragrant and nectar rich emblems of spring in this classic English woodland. An expert guide will point identify the plants and animals as we encounter them on this woodland stroll.

A moderate walk 90% on good paths through woodland and grasslands.


Dogs: On a lead

Age: 8+, under 16s accompanied by an adult

Walk: Circular

Grade: Moderate

Start Point: Hucking Estate Car Park, Church Road, Hucking, ME17 1QP, TQ847581

Start time: 11:00

Distance: 2.5mi/4km

Duration (approx): 2hrs


Led by: Medway Valley Countryside Partnership - Mark Pritchard

Guide Prices

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Parking: Hucking Estate car park or Hucking Church

Public Transport Directions

Train: Hollingbourne 3.1 miles

Opening Times

Season (26 Apr 2020)


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