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Wilderness Island
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1990
Declaring Authority: Borough of Sutton
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: TQ 282 653
Location: River Gardens, Carshalton. SM5
Owned by: London Borough of Sutton
Managed by: London Wildlife Trust
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Car- River Gardens/ Strawberry Lane off the main B277 Nightingale Road, Carshalton.
Train: Carshalton
Visitor facilities: The entrance is at junction of Mill Lane/River Gardens and Stawberry Lane in Carshalton
Walks, events, all ability access.
What to see: Woodland, river, pond and meadow.
Species - Woodpeckers, kingfishers and grebes; black poplar; hornet clearwing moth, speckled wood, holly blue and comma butterflies; water plantain, yellow flag, reedmace and water crowfoot; Roesel's bush cricket
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: London Wildlife Trust

Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Wildlife Trust
Tel:020 7261 0447
or try
London Borough of Sutton
Tel 020 8770 5000
Email complete the online enquiry form.
Website address and other links:
alternatively try
and search for Wilderness Island Local Nature Reserve

Last updated 25/03/2015
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