Friends of Limpsfield Common launch new Family Activity Trail

Limpsfield families are being spoilt for outdoor trails at the moment, with the launch of the Parish Council’s Limpsfield Way and now the new Family Activity Trail, a joint project by the National Trust and Friends of Limpsfield Common that provides a waymarked nature trail around Limpsfield’s High Chart.

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The Parish Council officially launches The Limpsfield Way Walk and Community Cycle Route

Limpsfield Parish Council held the official launch of the Limpsfield Way circular walk and Limpsfield Community Cycle Route on Saturday afternoon (24 September), with Cllr Ann Osborn hosting the event and Chairman John Thompson cutting the ribbon.

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Limpsfield Common – Update and Plans for 2021

Please find following a message to all lovers and users of Limpsfield Common from the Friends of Limpsfield Common (FoLC Local Committee) on behalf of the National Trust…

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Ridlands Grove Animal Houses – Temporary Closure from Today

Below is an update from the National Trust on the animal houses at Ridland’s Grove, Limpsfield Common regarding a temporary closure to the public of some of the houses…

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A Friendly Invitation to Give Your Views on Limpsfield Common

We are incredibly lucky to have Limpsfield Common on our doorstep. This beautiful area of ancient common on the Greensand Ridge is owned by the National Trust and a mixture of heathland, woodland and open space, enjoyed by walkers, riders, golfers, cyclists, children and adults alike.

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Flashback Friday: Convalescent Home at Wolfe House c. 1913

Currently Wolfe House Residential Care Home, the house on Wolf’s Row, was originally built in the 1800s, when Limpsfield appears to have been awash with auxiliary hospitals and convalescent homes!  The Limpsfield Convalescent Home took in injured soldiers during WW1. The original building was destroyed in 1921 and the current one built on its site, continuing as a convalescent home until at least the 1950s.

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