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Toys Hill, Kent

Toys Hill
Toys Hill is a 200 acre woodland owned by the National Trust . Situated near a village of the same name near Sevenoaks in Kent, Toys Hill is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is also recognised as a Grade I site of national importance, both because of its abundant wildlife. Now a reserve, Toys Hill was once a hard working piece of land with people depending on it for their livelihood. Toys hill supported charcoal-burners, swineherds and cowherds. The local people also gathered firewood there. Remains of the old charcoal pits can still be seen as you head north along the way-marked orange route.

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The Weald
White Cliffs of Dover
Romney Marsh
The North Downs
River Medway
Chislehurst Caves
Thames Estuary
River Stour
North Kent Marshes
Wrotham Water
Vale of Holmsdale

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