Kingley Vale is a nature reserve well known by locals for its ancient yew tree collection, some over 500 years old. It is a great place to walk, picnic, or get some excellent photographs.
If you are interested in wildlife during your time at Kingley Vale, keep your eyes open for Red Kits and Buzzards.
The reserve is also the site of several ancient monuments, including the 'Devil's Hump' (Bronze Age burial mound) and 'Goosehill Camp' (an Iron Age settlement).
- Getting There: Take bus 54 from Chichester, and Kingley Vale is a 2-mile walk from Funtington Village. You can cycle there by taking the National Cycle Route (NCR 2) along the A259 road from Bosham and through East Ashling to West Stoke. Look for signs saying Kingley Vale NNR.
- Distance from Chichester: 5 km.
Location: Kingley Vale (NNR) South Downs National Park, Chichester
Car Park: Downs Rd, Chichester PO18 9BE