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Kent Wildlife Trust - Romney Marsh Visitor Centre

An award-winning, eco-friendly visitor centre and nature reserve which is largely dune grassland with willow scrub and seasonal ponds.

The centre has many interesting sustainable features including a 'living' roof and straw bale walls. It houses a permanent exhibition detailing how the Romney Marsh Landscape was formed, its history and wildlife. There is information on what to see and do locally. Children's activities are available. An art gallery specialising in local artists occupies a separate building and there is a Community Garden on-site..

As well as several marked trails though the reserve there are garden areas demonstrating many aspects of organic gardening and gardening for wildlife. A replica lookers' hut has recently been built on site to provide visitors with an insight into the lives of Romney Marsh shepherds in the 18th and 19th centuries. These buildings are unique to the marsh. The centre is the holder of a Gold Award in the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

Facilities

  • Pets welcome
  • Groups welcome
  • Coaches welcome
  • Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs welcome
  • Gift shop
  • Restaurant / Cafe / Tea shop