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Oak Hill Park Wood
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1997
Declaring Authority: Borough of Barnet
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 280 951
Location: EN4 8JS
Owned by: Borough of Barnet
Managed by: London Wildlife Trust and Borough of Barnet
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Car- Church Hill Road off A110 Cat Hill/ Brookhill Road
Public Transport - Tube: Cockfosters, Arnos Grove (Piccadilly) then walk.
Rail: Oakleigh Park; New Barnet then bus.
Bus 184, 125, 307, 382"
Visitor facilities: Café, toilets, bowling green, pavilion, multi-sports courts, tennis courts, football pitches, golf course, playgrounds.
There are two trails through the woods. The paths are quite steep and can get muddy in winter
What to see: Contains many mature trees, such as pendunculate oak, hornbeam, ash and the Wild Service Tree, an indicator species of ancient woodlands. There are also trees planted in Victorian times, such as cedar of Lebanon, London Plane. The woods are maintained as a nature reserve and there are a number of marked tree trails running through it. The Pymmes Brook runs through the park bordered by willows, with a couple of small tributaries flowing down through the woods into the Brook.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Oak Hill Park
http://eastbar.net/fohw/index.shtml
Email rob@eastbar.net
Tel 020 8144 8469
or
Volunteer with the Wildlife Trust
www.wildlondon.org.uk/volunteer
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Wildlife Trust
Tel: 020 7261 0447,
Email enquiries@wildlondon.org.uk
or try
London Borough of Barnet
Tel: 020 8359 2000
Email: first.contact@barnet.gov.uk
Website address and other links: www.wildlondon.org.uk/reserves/oak-hill-wood
or
www.londongardensonline.org.uk/gardens-online-record.asp?ID=BAR058
or try
www.barnet.gov.uk/info/730006/Parks_directory_record?did=145661&cat_id=1344&entry_id=136285
alternatively try
www.wildlondon.org.uk
www.barnet.gov.uk and search for Oakhill Park Local Nature Reserve



Last updated 29/01/2014
 
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