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Hounslow Heath
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1990
Declaring Authority: London Borough of Hounslow
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 123 743
Location: 450 Staines Road, Hounslow West, London TW4 5AB
Owned by: London Borough of Hounslow
Managed by: CIP Parks and Open Spaces
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Buses:116,117,237,235,H23
Tube: Piccadilly Line Hounslow West
Train: Feltham Station (235 Bus)
Road: Staines Road A315 opposite Barrack Road.
Visitor facilities: Large network of paths.
Information Centre with toilets, Educational Centre & leaflets and rangers.
There are a few benches and some annotated information boards and a fine sculpture of a giant Dragonfly near the car park.
There are two pubs close by on the Staines Road where food and refreshment can be obtained.

What to see: Heathland and acid grassland, hay meadows (cattle grazed), scrub, woodland and marsh. Heathland flora, reptiles, scrubland birds, invertebrates.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Hounslow Heath LNR
http://friendsofhounslowheath.org.uk/index.html
Email info@friendsofhounslowheath.org.uk.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Hounslow
Parks enquiries: 0845 456 2796
Email: hounslow-info@laing.com
Website address and other links: www.hounslow.info/parks-open-spaces/find-your-park/hounslow-heath/
or
www.hounslow.gov.uk/hounslow_heath.pdf
alternatively try
www.hounslow.gov.uk and search for Hounslow Heath Local Nature reserve




Last updated 05/03/13
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