Eashing Meadows

Region: South East

This open countryside site is currently being created on two former agricultural fields. Mature tree belts and hedgerows along the site boundary are being enhanced with the creation of areas of species-rich woodland, grassland and waterbodies to provide exciting new wildlife habitats. The site creation works will also include a new car park, pathways, information boards and benches for visitors. Access is currently via Public Rights of Way only. Open access will be available early in 2020.

Location

Eashing Lane, Milford, Godalming, GU8 5EP

Site size: 12 hectares

Visitor Information

Opening Hours

Open via Public Rights of Way only. (Full access is planned for 2020)

Car Parking

A car park is planned for 2020.

Toilets


(click here to find the nearest public toilets)

Café

The Stag on the River is open daily and is nearby.

Entrance cost

The site is free to use.

Accessibility

The land is generally level throughout. (Access improvements are planned for 2020)

Dogs

Well controlled dogs are welcome.

Things to do

Walking, bird watching and wildlife spotting.

Conservation, Wildlife, Flora, Fauna

The site is home to a diverse and increasing range of wildlife.

Other nearby attractions

Witley and Milford Commons (NT), Thursley National Nature Reserve, Watts Gallery Artists' Village, Winkworth Arboretum


Eashing Meadows Contact


The site contact for our Eashing Meadows space is Edward Knowles Tel: 07392 277583

History

This Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG) was established in 2019. The purpose of this and other SANGs is to avoid increased recreational pressure on the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area (SPA) from new residential development by providing alternative recreation areas that offer a similar experience to the SPA.

The land was formerly two agricultural fields, one arable and the other pasture. Following establishment of the SANG the site will be managed in accordance with a SANG management plan.

Development

Management by the Land Trust will seek to enhance the biodiversity and recreational value of the new site for visitors.

Land Trust Contact

To contact the Land Trust about this site or how we could help manage your space please email our Estates Manager Steve Crosby .

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