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Vinters Valley Nature Reserve is NOT run by any council, but by a group of dedicated local volunteers, who have formed a registered charity called the "Vinters Valley Park Trust".

To keep the nature reserve open, as a space for the whole community to enjoy we need your money and support.

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Welcome to Vinters Valley Nature Reserve

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Vinters Valley Nature Reserve is a local wildlife oasis tucked away between the Vinters Park and Grove Green housing estates.

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What is new on the website ?
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Our website was last updated on 17th April 2015 at 09:00
  • Details of our AGM & Wildlife Talk have been added.
  • Details of our Dawn Chorus walk have been added.
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Online Recording and Conservation Partners
Vinters Valley Nature Reserve is a KRAG Conservation Partner

If you have seen anything of interest in the Reserve during your visit, why not let us know by using our simple online recording pages. Please click on the clipboard image to find out more or to submit your sightings.

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Next Two Events
Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly

Dawn Chorus Walk

Saturday 9th May 2015

Meet at 05:35am at the Lodge Road entrance to the reserve

If you have always wondered which species of bird you have heard singing in the reserve, what the difference between certain species are and have never ventured out into the reserve at dawn, in the springtime, then why not come along and enjoy one of nature’s magical miracles which is the dawn chorus.

For full details please visit the Events section of our website or click on the "More Information" link.

Contact: Steve Songhurst (Reserve Warden)

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Vinters Valley Nature Reserve AGM & Wildlife Talk

Sunday 10th May 2015
14:00 - 16:15

Thanks to the kind invitation of Revd Chris Key and his team at St Lukes, this years AGM will be held at

St Lukes Church Hall, Foley Street, Maidstone, ME14 5AW

14:00: Doors open

14:15: Welcome & AGM of the Vinters Valley Park Trust

14:45: Tea break

15:15: Wildlife Talk: "Exploring the trees of Vinters" A look at the wonderful Whatman family legacy of the many fine and majestic trees to be found around Vinters Valley Nature Reserve.

16:15: End of afternoon talk

For full details please visit the Events section of our website or click on the "More Information" link.

Contact: Steve Songhurst (Reserve Warden)

More Information > > > >



First time visit to Vinters Valley ?
Blue Tit
Blue Tit Route

Is this your first visit to Vinters Valley Nature Reserve? Would you like to take a short walk around the reserve?

Then why not follow the new Blue Tit route. The route will take you around areas of the reserve where you will see all sorts of different wildlife, like birds and butterflies. The route starts and ends at the Lodge Road entrance and will take around 1 hour to complete.

Please click here to find out more and to view the route.


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Online Recording statistics
Comma Butterfly

Number of Online
Records for 2015 Season
as of:

Common Birds: 0
Butterflies: 0
Mammals: 0
Reptiles & Amphibians: 0
Fungi: 0



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