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St Leonards Forest, West Sussex *


Grid ref:  TQ 208298

Nearest town:    Horsham


Mainly general and conifer woodland but contains remnants of the ancient woodland and heathland


Access details Roosthole car park 2 miles east of Horsham nr Mannings Heath Golf Club 


Key species White Admiral and Silver-washed Fritillary

Other common species Usual common butterflies

Special interest Considerable conservation work has been carried out restoring the Heathland around the area TQ21 31. The Silver Studded Blue has not been recorded here for several years. If you visit during the summer          please look for it and if seen send in the sighting.


Site description  Site description- Covers a large area with many rides and paths. There are two sign posted walks of 1mile and 3 miles described in leaflets published by WSCC.


Author David Dancy

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