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Big Wood & Little Wood
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1999
Declaring Authority: London 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 255 887, TQ 253 890
Location: Oakwood Road, LB Barnet. NW11 6RN
Owned by: London Borough of Barnet
Managed by: LB Barnet, Recreation and, Leisure and Arts Committee
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Situated off Oakwood Road off the main A1 Fallodian Way.
It can be reached on foot via Hampstead Way from Finchley Road (A589), NW11.
Golders Green Underground is just over one mile from Big Wood.
Visitor facilities: The nature reserve contains a nature trail which starts at the Temple Fortune Hill entrance to Big Wood.
What to see: Immediately south of Falloden Way are twin patches of woodland known as Big Wood and Little Wood.
They are two of the few surviving remnants of the ancient Woodland that covered North London.
As a relatively isolated patch of woodland, it attracts large numbers of birds now rarely seen in the rest of London, particularly owls and the Green Woodpecker.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Barnet
Tel: 020 8359 2000
Email: first.contact@barnet.gov.uk
Website address and other links: www.barnet.gov.uk/homepage/249/directory_record?did=145661&entry_id=136199
alternatively try
www.barnet.gov.uk and search for Big Wood/Little Wood Local Nature Reserve





last updated 01/03/13
 
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