McIntyres Field

Situated north of the Lancing Manor allotments, McIntyres field is aproximately 10 acres (4 hectares) of  former Brassica field that has been returned to nature and is now managed as a wildflower meadow. The field is cut once a year in late autumn and the arisings are removed to be composted.

The field in April before the meadow grasses have begun to grow

The field in April before the meadow grasses and flowers have begun to grow

Surrounded on three sides by a thin ribbon of Ivy laced woodland of Elm, Ash, Hawthorn, Sycamore, Sweet Chestnut and fringed with bramble and nettle scrub, it is sheltered from the cold northeasterly winds and prevailing south westerlies especially at the edges where in summer a wide mown path that also crosses diagonally through the centre, allows walkers to enjoy the wild flower meadow.

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dog walkers meet at the top of Mcintyres Field

Dog walkers meet at the top of Mcintyres Field

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