A warning has been issued to people planning to take in the scenery at South Downs National Park after an unattended fire pit was found at Kingley Vale.

In a tweet posted on the South Downs National Park Twitter account, visitors are urged to protect the ‘places we love’ by avoiding fires and barbecues.

The fire pit, which had been left smouldering, was found in a Special Area of Conservation which is home to 2,000 year-old yew trees.


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