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Occombe Valley Woods
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Devon
Natural England
Regional Team:
South West
Year of Declaration: 2003
Declaring Authority: Torbay Borough Council (Unitary)
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: SX 879 626
Location: Occombe, Paignton. TQ3 1QT
Owned by: Torbay Borough Council (Unitary)
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Occombe Valley Road, just off Preston Down Road off the main A380 Marldon Way.
Access from the following roads in Paignton: Lindsey Road, Merryland Close, Coombe Road, Occombe Valley Road, Green Park Road, Preston Down Road
Visitor facilities: Path network
What to see: The site is ancient woodland with plants such as wood-sorrel, moschatel and pignut. Animals include bats, birds and woodland invertebrates.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Occombe Friends contact
Mel Border
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: The Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust
Trust office on 01803 520022, option one.
or try
Torbay Council
General Enquiries -01803 208888
or complete the online form

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Last updated 13/02/13
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