Grassy bank with views to countryside to left

Bank at Cashmoor. Photo: Arthur Bryant

A remnant of chalk grassland on ancient earthworks. The ground has not been worked, creating a habitat for chalkland flora and fauna including yellow rattle and wild basil.

Please take care on steep slopes and rough ground.

Habitat and features

Chalk earthworks

What to see

Butterflies

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Moths

Five-spot Burnet, Six-spot Burnet.

Photo gallery

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Ownership

Private, with right of way.

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