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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Reserve size:
43 hectares

In this section

Reserve profile


What you might see

Getting around


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

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