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Railway Fields
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1990
Declaring Authority: Haringey Council
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: TQ317881
Location: Off Green Lanes, Haringey, N4 1ES
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: Car: Situated off Green Lanes, Haringey, on the section between Manor House and Turpike Lane tube stations, opposite Harringay Green Lanes Station.
The nearest tube is Manor House on the Piccadilly line. Nearest railway stations are Harringay Green Lanes Station and Harringay Station.
Several buses run past the gates including numbers 29, 341 and 141.
You can't miss the large wrought iron gates decorated with animals. Go up the drive until you reach the wooden Swiss style chalet.
Visitor facilities: Nature trail and information leaflets,
Limited disability access,
Toilets, educational/visitor centre, playground equipment.
Heritage features include Victorian stench pipe, old railway tracks and buffers.
Educational facilities and programme for primary schools.
Green Flag Award 2009.
Please note that Railway Fields is open on Wednesdays to Friday, but please phone Railway Fields first to confirm it is open.
What to see: Habitats include a pond, woodland, meadow, hedgerow, marsh and river.
Species of interest include:
Mammals - foxes and bats,
Reptiles - slow worms and common lizards,
Birds - woodpeckers and garden birds, Insects - brimstone butterfly,
Plants - Haringey knotweed (unique to Haringey),
Trees - ancient field maple.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Railway Fields
http://friendsofrailwayfields.wordpress.com/
Email friendsofrailwayfields@gmail.com
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Railway Fields Tel. 0208 348 6005
or
Haringey Council
The Parks Customer Care Line:
020 8489 5662
Email:
parkscustomercare@haringey.gov.uk
or try
General enquiries Tel 020 8489 0000
Website address and other links: www.haringey.gov.uk/index/community_and_leisure/greenspaces/parks_and_open_spaces_parks_facilities/railwayfields.htm
alternatively try
www.haringey.gov.uk and search for Railway Fields Local Nature Reserve




Last updated 06/03/13
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