Wild Park

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Wild Park/Hollingbury
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Wild Park viewed from Hollingbury Hill
TypeLocal Nature Reserve
LocationBrighton, East Sussex
OS gridTQ 323 079
Area239.8 hectares (593 acres)
Managed byBrighton and Hove City Council

Wild Park is a 239.8-hectare (593-acre) Local Nature Reserve in Brighton in East Sussex. It is owned and managed by Brighton and Hove City Council.[1][2] It includes Hollingbury Castle, an Iron Age hillfort which is a Scheduled Monument,[3] and Hollingbury Park golf course.

The park has views over Brighton. Species-rich chalk grassland is managed by sheep grazing. There is also extensive woodland with a network of footpaths, large areas of scrub and a dew pond.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wild Park/Hollingbury". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Map of Wild Park". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Hillfort, the possible remains of a Romano-Celtic temple and a group of three bowl barrows at Hollingbury". Historic England. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Wild Park". Brighton and Hove City Council. Retrieved 25 February 2019.

Coordinates: 50°51′18″N 0°07′19″W / 50.855°N 0.122°W / 50.855; -0.122