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Magdalen Hill Down

Magdalen Hill Down

A 55-acre chalk downland nature reserve run by Butterfly Conservation. Part is ancient downland that has been undergoing restoration since 1989 by removal of scrub and introducing grazing. The other area is a new downland recreation scheme of 32 acres seeded in 1997 with native grasses and wild flowers. Both areas are botanically rich. Fine hedgerows and trees too. Rich wildlife area-over 30 species of butterflies. Superb landscape views and archaeological features.


Butterfly Conservation Society Mount Pleasant Parkstone Road Ropley Hampshire SO24 0EW


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CEVAS Accredited

This place has CEVAS accredited personnel.

CEVAS stands for Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme. A nationally recognised accreditation, the scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional needs.

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