Nightingale

© Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

One of the best known examples of relict damp grassland on Weald clay in Surrey. Managed on behalf of Godstone Parish Council.

Location

Ray Lane
Godstone
Surrey
Nearest postcode: RH7 6LJ

OS Map Reference

TQ367448
A static map of Blindley Heath

Know before you go

Size
26 hectares

Parking information

Limited parking in layby next to Red Barn Pub, Tandridge Lane. Access on foot via junction of Ray Lane and Tandridge Lane

Grazing animals

Cattle

Access

Not suitable for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility

Dogs

Dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

March to September

About the reserve

One of the best known examples of relict damp grassland on Weald clay in Surrey, Blindley Heath supports a number of rare plants and invertebrates, as well as protected species of reptiles and amphibians.

A hidden gem on the edge of Godstone, the reserve consists of a an open area of grassland with a small area woodland, a brook and several ponds.

A lovely spot for a picnic or a quiet stroll, also listen out for beautiful song of the nationally scarce nightingale. 

Contact us

Contact number: 01483 795440
Contact email: info@surreywt.org.uk

Environmental designation

Local Nature Reserve (LNR)
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)

Location map