Marline Valley

A very rich wooded valley above a gill stream with meadows, ponds and scrub

Marline Valley is a wonderful mix of semi-natural ancient woodland, unimproved meadows and a classic Sussex ghyll stream situated on the edge of Hastings. Leased from Hastings Borough Council since the 1980s this site is designated both a Site of Special Scientific Interest and Local Nature Reserve.

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News from Marline Valley

    • Be tick aware

      Be tick aware

      Now summer is here it is a good time to brush up on your knowledge of ticks, where they live and what sensible precautions you can take.

    • Grizzled tales

      Grizzled tales

      Interesting invertebrates at Marline Valley nature reserve

    • I fell in love with a ghyll

      Author Graeme LyonsLast week I was out again with the bryologists Sharon Pilkington and Tom Ottley. This time at Marline Valley, my first real opportunity to walk the length of the ghyll stream there and see some of the rarer mosses and liverworts along its length.

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