A peaceful mixed woodland of great variety with streams and an open heathy area
The far east of the county around the village of Beckley is one of the quietest and well wooded parts of Sussex. It’s here you can find Flatropers Wood, just over 37 hectares of mixed woodland, sunny open paths and rides, and ponds and streams. The woodland has been worked over the years and its composition reflects this history.
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15 June 2022
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.
01 April 2020
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve has a creative writing and poetry group that’s connecting remotely because of the Coronavirus situation. Sussex Wildlife Trust member Jim Northover shares his poem about wood anemones
03 March 2020
In Sussex, Wild Daffodils are locally frequent with the majority found in old woods on the Weald. This was a common plant but is significantly declining due to agricultural improvement of meadows and mismanaged woodlands.
12 March 2018
Graeme Lyons has been working with the volunteer group at Flatropers Wood recording wildlife