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Ten Acre Woods and Meadows (part of Yeading Woods LNR)
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1989
Declaring Authority: London Borough of Hillingdon
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Grid Reference: TQ 097838
Location: Charville Lane, North Hayes. UB4 8PB
Owned by: London Borough of Hillingdon
Managed by: London Wildlife Trust
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Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Entrance from "Golden Bridge" at east end of Charville Lane, North Hayes just off the main A4020 Hillingdon Hill.
Public transport: Ruislip Gardens (Central line),
Buses on Charville Lane, Kingshill Avenue and Ruislip Road.
Visitor facilities: There are no on site facilities.
Car parking is available at Golden Bridge on Charville Lane.
The Hillingdon Trail runs through the reserve.
The paths are gentle but muddy in wet weather.
What to see: The hundred year old oak plantation over hazel coppice which forms Ten Acre Wood adjoins the flower rich Yeading Brook Meadows.
The woodland is mostly oak, planted in the late 19th Century with an understory of mainly hawthorn and hazel.
Hobby occasionally nest in summer, kingfisher can be seen along the Yeading Brook, Roesel's bush cricket and long winged conehead are found in the meadows as well as gatekeeper butterflies.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Hillingdon Group of London Wildlife Trust
Volunteer through the Wildlife Trust
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Wildlife Trust
Tel: 020 7261 0447
or try
London Borough of Hillingdon
General enquiries 01895 250111
Website address and other links:
alternatively try
and search for Ten Acre Wood Local Nature Reserve

last updated 25/03/2015
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