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Rew Down
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Isle Of Wight
Natural England
Regional Team:
South East
Year of Declaration: 1992
Declaring Authority: Isle of Wight Council
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: SZ 550 775
Location: Ventnor, Isle of Wight PO38 1AD
Owned by: Isle of Wight Council
Managed by: Isle of Wight Council
SSSI Type: Biological
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Situated off the B3327 Newport Road.
It can be reached from Steephill Down Road, Whitwell Road or the Stenbury Trail.
Visitor facilities: Footpaths
What to see: Species rich chalk grassland which is good for plants and butterflies including the Adonis Blue.
The site is grazed by highland cattle.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Wildlife Warriors who help to manage the Isle of Wight Councils LNR's
Tasks are usually arranged for the first Tuesday of every month, at various sites but please check details.
Tel 823893

Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Isle of Wight Council
Tel (01983) 821000

Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Rew Down Local Nature Reserve

Last updated 16/03/13
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