A wooded hillside - close to the centre of Brighton
Withdean Woods is a steep, wooded hillside overlooking Withdean Stadium, within a residential area of north Brighton. This area of woodland provides a local refuge for wildlife and people, away from the bustle of the city.
What you can see
Woodland birds including great spotted woodpecker, tawny owl and goldcrest.
The Park and Ride bus to Withdean Stadium is the best way to get to this
one hectare reserve. Street parking is not encouraged. Unsurfaced footpaths
cross the site, with some steps and steep slopes along the route. Access
is occasionally restricted during sporting events at the neighbouring
tawny owl by Darin Smith
Nearby SWT reserves