Withdean and Westdene Woods facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWithdean and Westdene Woods
|Type||Local Nature Reserve|
|Location||Brighton, East Sussex|
|OS grid||TQ 296 077|
|Area||7.9 hectares (20 acres)|
|Managed by||Brighton and Hove City Council and Sussex Wildlife Trust|
Withdean and Westdene Woods is a 7.9-hectare (20-acre) Local Nature Reserve in four separate areas in Brighton in East Sussex. Most of the site is owned and managed by Brighton and Hove City Council. Withdean Woods is a 1-hectare (2.5-acre) nature reserve managed by the Sussex Wildlife Trust.
Many of the mature trees on this site were destroyed by the Great Storm of 1987, but it still has a range of mammals including foxes, badgers and common pipistrelle bats, while there are birds such as great spotted woodpecker and firecrests.
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