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Bollens Bush Nature Reserve

The site is a mosaic of woodland and heathland habitats bordering Peacehaven Golf Course.

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Location

Tucked away behind Peacehaven Golf Course this hidden gem is a treat for anyone wanting to get back to nature.

Links Avenue, Peacehaven BN10 8UX    Map Reference: TQ 432 017

Access

There are a number of public footpaths running through the reserve and a network of informal paths.

Parking: There is no designated car parking

Recreation: Walking and dog walking is permitted. Horse riding is not permitted.

Walks: A network of public footpaths leads into the South Downs National Park.

Wildlife

Located on a steep hillside the woodland is dominated by Ash and Elm trees and contains a number of ancient woodland indicator species. It has a fantastic bluebell carpet in May and has a very remote and wild feel to it at any time of year.

The heathland is much flatter than the woodland and has large areas of gorse with occasional patches of heather. It is full of small grassy clearings or glades which are great places to see butterflies and wildflowers in summer.

Wildlife Designations: Partly a Site of Nature Conservation Importance (SNCI).