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Sydenham Hill Wood and Fern Bank
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1982
Declaring Authority: Borough of Southwark
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Grid Reference: TQ 340 724
Location: Crescent Wood Road, Sydenham Hill. SE26 6RZ
Owned by: Borough of Southwark/Dulwich Estate
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: Situated off Sydenham Hill off the main A212 Westwood Hill.
Train - Sydenham Hill & Forest Hill
Bus: 363 & 356
There are entrances on Crescent Wood Road, off Sydenham Hill (opposite Countisbury House towerblock) and also on the junction of Lordship Lane and Dulwich Common (Cox's Walk)
Visitor facilities: Waymarked Footpaths
What to see: A unique mix of ancient woodland, Victorian garden plants (try and spot the monkey puzzle tree!) and recent woodland. A great place to see woodpeckers, rare insects, bats, and fungi.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Volunteer through the Wildlife Trust
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Wildlife Trust
Tel:020 7261 0447
or try
Southwark Council
Tel 020 7525 5000

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Last updated 24/03/2015
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