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Dulwich Upper Wood
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2005
Declaring Authority: Borough of Southwark
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 337 712
Location: Farquhar Rd, Crystal Palace. SE19
Owned by: London Borough of Southwark
Managed by: Trust for Urban Ecology (part of the BTCV group)
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Car- Farquhar Road off the main A212 Crystal Palace Parade
Buses - 3, 122, 157, 202, 227, 322, 358, 363, 410, 417 to Crystal Palace
Train- Gipsy Hill or Crystal Palace
Visitor facilities: Dulwich Upper Wood is managed by Urban Ecology as a local nature reserve (LNR), educational facility, research area and a place of recreation, with grant aid from the London Borough of Southwark.
Some of the site is on slopes, so is not suitable for wheelchairs, with some steps etc; but there is a path that goes right through the nature reserve that is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.
There are a couple of bark paths.
Toilets.
What to see: The present day shape and composition of Dulwich Upper Wood can be traced back to the Great North Wood
Habitat: Mixed Oak woodland, woodland birds, stag beetles and bats.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Volunteering at the site please contact the warden/site manager Jim Murphy on
Email J.Murphy@btcv.org.
Tel 0208 761 6230
www.tcv.org.uk/urbanecology/volunteering-urban-ecology
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Southwark Council
Parks and Gardens
Tel: 020 7525 2000
Email parks@southwark.gov.uk
or General Enquiries
Tel 020 7525 5000
Email csc@southwark.gov.uk

Website address and other links: www.tcv.org.uk/urbanecology/urban-ecology-sites/dulwich-upper-wood
http://greenchain.com/info/9/nature/24/dulwich_upper_wood
Alternatively try
www.southwark.gov.uk and search for Dulwich Upper Wood Local Nature Reserve




Last updated 23/03/2015
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