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Westbere Copse
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2006
Declaring Authority: London Borough of Camden
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Grid Reference: TQ 244 853
Location: Corner of Westbere and Minster roads, London NW2 3SP
Owned by: Network Rail, licensed to London Borough of Camden for use as a nature reserve.
Managed by: London Borough of Camden, Parks and Open Spaces
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Situated off Minster Road/Westbere Road off the main A5 Cricklewood Broadway/ Shoot-up-Hill.
Tube: Kilburn or West Hampstead, Jubilee tube line,
Bus: C11
Visitor facilities: The site is open on Saturday and Sunday only.
Car parking nearby, metered 10am - 12pm only Monday - Saturday.
Circular trail around reserve.
Disabled access to much of reserve.
What to see: Spring and summer meadows, woodland path, pond with dipping platform, field lab, stag beetle loggeries, bird feeding station.
25 species of birds have been recorded and 150 species of plants. Frogs, toads and newts are found here. Foxes.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Westbere Copse Association,
Dave Lawrence, , Tel. 020 8444 6285,
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Camden
Tel 020 7974 4444
Email use the online contact form
Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Westbere Copse Local Nature Reserve

Last updated 15/06/2015
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 (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)Robert watches the pond dipping


 (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)Daffodils


 (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)Puffball fungus


 (click the image to view the full size version in a new window)Volunteer at work in meadow

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