Getting around

Southerham Farm nature reserve is located one mile east of Lewes. A footpath which runs between Lewes and Glynde crosses the reserve, and is a superb way to explore the whole area. The footpath may be picked up from Lewes Golf Club car park (BN7 2BB, parking for club members only), or opposite the post office (BN8 6ST) 350m north of Glynde railway station.

There are access steps from Southerham Lane BN8 6JN (look for brown nature reserve sign).

The reserve may also be accessed directly from Malling Down on paths which cross the golf course.

There are some stiles and as there is always livestock present please ensure that gates are left as you find them.

corn bunting / Derek Middleton

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