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Nature conservation

Target Hill Local Nature Reserve

The site has a large area of grassland, scrub, and birch woodland situated on a hill top with views to the North Downs. Target Hill is managed as a Local Nature Reserve with the assistance of the Gatwick GreenSpace Partnership.

Plants
  • Teasel
  • Red clover
  • Bird's foot trefoil
  • Broad-leaved heleborines
Animals
  • Meadow brown butterfly
  • Ringlet butterfly
  • Five spot burnet moth
  • Green woodpecker
  • Great spotted woodpecker
  • Goldfinches

Things to do

Combine your visit with the Broadfield to Bewbush circular walk.

Help to manage this site, become a volunteer with Gatwick GreenSpace Partnership.

How to get here

Target Hill is located adjacent to Buchan Country Park and is accessible by road via Hobbs Road, off Broadwood Rise, Broadfield, or on foot from Buchan Country Park.

Ordnance Survey grid reference:  TQ 250347. Nearest bus stop: Pelham Drive, numbers 1 and 10

Neighbourhood: Broadfield