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Queen's Wood
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1990
Declaring Authority: London Borough of Haringey
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 288 885
Location: Muswell Hill Road, N6
Owned by: London Borough Of Haringey
Managed by: London Borough Of Haringey
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Muswell Hill Road off the main A1 Archway Road.
Tube station - Highgate
Visitor facilities: Organic Garden, Lodge Cafe, Toilets.
What to see: The wood is an ancient oak-hornbeam woodland. English oak and occasional beech stand above hornbeam, midland hawthorn, hazel, mountain ash, field maple, cherry, holly and both species of lowland birch.
The ground flora is particularly rich for somewhere so close to central London. It includes a large population of wood anemone, native bluebells, wood goldilocks and a thriving population of wood sorrel.
Over one hundred species of spiders have been spotted and a nationally rare jewel beetle is widespread.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends Of Queens Wood
Contact using the online enquiry form
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Haringey Council
Tel 020 8489 0000
Email using the online contact form
Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Queen's Wood Local Nature reserve

last updated 06/03/13
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