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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: Sutton Nature Conservation Volunteers
To find out more about volunteering or work experience with the SNCV,
Tel 020 8770 5821
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 08/03/13
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