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One Tree Hill
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2007
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 355 743
Location: Brenchley Gardens, SE23
Owned by: London Borough of Southwark
Managed by: London Borough of Southwark
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Situated off Brenchley Gardens or Honor Oak Rise, both off the main B238 Forest Hill Road.
Train: Honor Oak Park
Tube: Honor Oak Park or Crofton Park
Bus: Numbers P4 and P12.

Visitor facilities: The wood is about two acres and there is a path roughly around the perimeter about 1km length.
Surfaced pathways, seating.
What to see: The name originates from the oak of Honor Hill and it is said that Elizabeth I picnicked under the oak at the summit of the hill. The oak tree surrounded by railings was planted c1905 as a successor to the historic one. The site has many ancient trees and is a designated nature reserve.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of One Tree Hill.
For information about workdays and wildlife email:
Daniel Greenwood:
Doug Brooks:
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Southwark Council
Tel 020 7525 5000
or try
Parks and Gardens
Tel: 020 7525 2000

Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for One Tree Hill Local Nature Reserve

last updated 24/03/2015
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