image for Nature Reserve item typeBigbury Camp

Nature Reserve

Contact

Kent Wildlife Trust

01622 662012

Address

Chartham Hatch,
Canterbury,
CT4 7LS

Details

Bigbury camp is a pre-Roman Iron Age hill fort in Howfield Wood. There is some evidence that Bigbury is the site of a battle recorded by Julius Caesar during his first visit to England in 55BC.

Kent Wildlife Trust is working to remove coppice trees from the ancient earthworks and is collaborating with archaeologists to learn more about this site.

Great for: birdwatching, historical interest, stunning views.

Walking: The North Downs Way runs through the reserve and can be joined at Chartham Hatch to the west or Faulkners Road from Harbledown to the east.

Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Access: Not wheelchair accessible. There is a kissing gate and the steep slopes are slippery.

Directions

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Map reference: TR 119577  Lat: 51.27901 Long: 1.03701

Nearest address: Bigbury Road, Chartham Hatch, CT4 7LS.

Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Access: Not wheelchair accessible. There is a kissing gate and the steep slopes are slippery.