Surrey Wildlife Trust

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Surrey Wildlife Trust
Surrey wildlife trust.jpg
Formation 1959
Membership
over 31,000
Official language
English (UK)
Website Surrey Wildlife Trust website

Surrey Wildlife Trust is a Wildlife Trust in Surrey, a county in South East England that formerly included much of Greater London. It is the only organisation in Surrey that cares for all forms of wildlife in the county.

Surrey Wildlife Trust is one of 47 local Wildlife Trusts across the whole of the UK, the Isle of Man & Alderney. [1]

Reserves[2][edit]

Surrey districts
    1.Spelthorne   
    2.Runnymede
    3.Surrey Heath
    4.Woking
    5.Elmbridge
    6.Guildford
    7.Waverley
    8.Mole Valley
    9.Epsom and Ewell
    10.Reigate and Banstead
                                    11.Tandridge

Name District Area
Ashtead Park Mole Valley 59.13 acres (23.93 ha)
Bagmoor Common Waverley 34 acres (14 ha)
Barossa & Poors Allotments (small part Berkshire, part Ministry of Defence) Surrey Heath 571 acres (231 ha)
Bay Pond pond, hay meadows and alder swamp Tandridge 17 acres (6.9 ha)
Betchworth Quarry and Lime Kilns Mole Valley 67.1 acres (27.2 ha)
Bisley and West End Commons Surrey Heath 137.13 acres (55.49 ha)
Brentmoor Heath Surrey Heath 145 acres (59 ha)
Broadstreet and Backside Commons (inc. Rydes Hill Common) Guildford 390 acres (160 ha)
Brockham Lime Works Mole Valley 126 acres (51 ha)
Brookwood Lye Woking 52.62 acres (21.29 ha)
Broomhall Heath, West Wood and Valley Wood, Wentworth Runnymede 90.6 acres (36.7 ha)
Burners Heath and Swallows Pond Woking 11.44 acres (4.63 ha)
Chinthurst Hill Guildford and Waverley 43 acres (17 ha)
Chitty's Common Guildford 13 acres (5.3 ha)
Chobham Common (some parts Ministry of Defence) Surrey Heath 1,419 acres (574 ha)
Colekitchen Down Guildford 6.33 acres (2.56 ha)
Crooksbury Hill Guildford and Waverley 44.75 acres (18.11 ha)
Cucknells Wood Waverley 26.07 acres (10.55 ha)
Dawcombe Mole Valley 56.04 acres (22.68 ha)
Deepdene Terrace Mole Valley 9.2 acres (3.7 ha)
Dollypers Hill Tandridge and the
London Borough of Croydon
28.74 acres (11.63 ha)
Fames Rough Reigate and Banstead 56.27 acres (22.77 ha)
Fir Tree Copse Waverley 15.86 acres (6.42 ha)
Fraser Down Mole Valley 25.76 acres (10.42 ha)
Glory Wood Mole Valley 32.66 acres (13.22 ha)
Gracious Pond by Chobham Common Surrey Heath 33.75 acres (13.66 ha)
Graeme Hendrey Wood Tandridge 25 acres (10 ha)
Hackhurst Downs Guildford and Mole Valley 98.9 acres (40.0 ha)
Hankley Common and Elstead Common Waverley 1,795.2 acres (726.5 ha)
Hedgecourt ancient mill pond and wetland Tandridge 12 acres (4.9 ha)
Hill Park, Tatsfield Tandridge and Sevenoaks, Kent 60 acres (24 ha)
Howell Hill Epsom and Ewell 12 acres (4.9 ha)
Inholms Claypit Mole Valley 20.61 acres (8.34 ha)
Kitchen Copse Tandridge 18.21 acres (7.37 ha)
Ledgers Wood Tandridge 18.21 acres (7.37 ha)
Littlefield Common Guildford 40.8 acres (16.5 ha)
Manor Farm, Byfleet working pasture farm and meadows with bird hide Woking 25 hectares (62 acres)
McAlmont Reserves Guildford 4 hectares (9.9 acres)
Middlebriars Wood Waverley 10.11 acres (4.09 ha)
Milford Green and Coxhill Green Woking 35.85 acres (14.51 ha)
Milton Heath and The Nower Mole Valley 89.5 acres (36.2 ha)
Newdigate Brickworks Mole Valley 16 acres (6.5 ha)
Newlands Corner and Silent Pool (technically in the Albury estate) Guildford 255 acres (103 ha)
Norbury Park including Bocketts Farm Mole Valley 1,312 acres (531 ha)
Nore Hill Chalk Pinnacle with a geological chalk structure Tandridge 0.40 acres (0.16 ha)
Nower Wood Mole Valley 82.4 acres (33.3 ha)
Nutfield Marsh, four lakes/wetlands Reigate and Banstead and Tandridge 20 acres (8.1 ha)
Papercourt Marshes Woking 24.22 acres (9.80 ha)
Papercourt Meadows Woking 47 acres (19 ha)
Park Ham and Quarry Hangers Tandridge 27.23 acres (11.02 ha)
Pirbright Ranges (some parts Ministry of Defence) Surrey Heath and Guildford 2,764.71 acres (1,118.84 ha)
Puttenham Common Guildford 625.57 acres (253.16 ha)
Rodborough Common Waverley 153 acres (62 ha)
Runfold Wood Waverley 29.73 acres (12.03 ha)
Seale Chalk Pit Guildford 7.46 acres (3.02 ha)
Seccombe's Wood Waverley 4.2 acres (1.7 ha)
Shabden Park Reigate and Banstead 255.26 acres (103.30 ha)
Sheepwalk Lake and wetlands Spelthorne 22.14 acres (8.96 ha)
Spynes Mere Tandridge and Reigate and Banstead 34.59 acres (14.00 ha)
St Martha's Hill Guildford 93 acres (38 ha)
Staffhurst Wood Tandridge 95.68 acres (38.72 ha)
Stringer's Common Guildford 75 acres (30 ha)
The Forest Surrey Wildlife Reserve, East Horsley Guildford 52 acres (21 ha)
The Moors Surrey Wildlife Reserve, Redhill Reigate and Banstead 52 acres (21 ha)
The Sheepleas Guildford 253.55 acres (102.61 ha)
The Shere Woodlands Guildford 108.41 acres (43.87 ha)
Thorpe Hay Meadow Runnymede 16.83 acres (6.81 ha)
Thundry Meadows Waverley 37.9 acres (15.3 ha)
Tilburstow Hill Tandridge 22.44 acres (9.08 ha)
Underdown Waverley .4 acres (0.16 ha)
Vann Lake and ancient woodland Waverley 27.55 acres (11.15 ha)
Wallis Wood Mole Valley 33.93 acres (13.73 ha)
West Humble Bat Reserve dangerous mine itself is closed to visitors, bat discovery centre open Mole Valley 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Whippets Cant Mole Valley 3.29 acres (1.33 ha)
White Downs, Shere still legally in the Evelyn Wotton estate Guildford and Mole Valley 510 acres (210 ha)
Whitmoor and Rickford Common Guildford 453.72 acres (183.61 ha)
Wisley and Ockham Commons inc. Chatley Heath Woking and Elmbridge 800 acres (320 ha)
Wotton, Abinger & Broadmoor Commons
worked with Forest Enterprise, The National Trust and The Wotton Estate
Mole Valley 800 acres (320 ha)

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/ The Wildlife Trusts
  2. ^ http://www.surreywildlifetrust.org/reserves/ Surrey Wildlife Trust reserves
  3. ^ At the time of transcribing the list, 76 were above in September 2012, however between 5 and 10 are arguably continuations of each other and most larger sites contain several completely distinct geographies

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