Amberley Society

Conserving and improving  Amberley, West Sussex


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Amberley Society

Amberley Society

Conserving and improving  Amberley, West Sussex

Thatched roof tops in Amberley by Grahame Joseph

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 An inspirational English Garden:  Amberley Open Gardens now:  12 June 2016

This much loved garden was Marjorie Holland’s, a founder member of the Amberley Society She died in 2006 at the age of 96.

An Inspirational English Garden

Nature

For nature lovers, the South Downs Way passes through an extraordinary range of diverse habitats from ancient woodlands, river valleys, chalk grassland to mixed farm land and coastal habitats.

The floodplain of the River Arun  forms part of the Arun Valley Special Protection Area for its wintering wildfowl, particularly large numbers of wigeon and teal. It also has important breeding populations of lapwings, redshanks, and in particular snipe, for which this is the only reliable Sussex population. There is considerable biodiversity interest, especially as it is the main UK site for the Biodiversity Action Plan species cut-grass (Leeesprsia oryzoides). See RSPB centres and guided walks and health walks - details below.




PLANT VARIETIES

RSPB WALKS

Wetlands Centre, Arundel

BOARD WALKS

Arundel Wetlands Centre

An Amberley Garden

Walk on the South Downs and find over 28 species of plants including the Pride of Sussex Rampion below.




Guided walks run by the RSPB.take place every Thursday from  10.30-12.30. See dates.

Sussex Pride Rampion, Plantlife

Download Horsham District Council’s Health Walks.

Pintail duck Ben Hall RSPB Plantlife.org Wader, RSPB by Andy Hay

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