Reculver Country Park
Reculver Country Park is a unique place combining undeveloped coast, historic buildings and wildlife interest. The Reculver Towers date from the 12th century and are surrounded by the remains of an important Roman fort and a Saxon monastery.
The park has been designated as a Special Protection Area (SPA) and a Special Site of Scientific Interest (SSSI) due to its wildlife (it is used each winter by thousands of migratory birds) and the geology of the area. Depending on the time of year it is possible to see sandmartins, skylarks, meadow pipits and corn buntings.
Professionally qualified tutors and guides can be booked for educational visits through the Kent Wildlife Trust where students can find out more about geology, history, and ecology, in accordance with the national curriculum.
The Reculver Masterplan encourages enhancement of the attraction of Reculver subject to design, visual, and environmental impacts and suitable access arrangements.
The newly extended Reculver Centre for renewable energy and interpretation opened on 12 July 2009, and won a RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) Downland Prize in 2009.
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