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Cherry Wood
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2000
Declaring Authority: Borough of Merton
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 243 680
Location: Northernhay Walk/ Shaldon Drive, Merton. SM4 4EN
Owned by: London Borough of Merton
Managed by: London Borough of Merton and Friends of Group
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Northernhay Walk and Sheldon Drive, both off Monkleigh Road off Hill Cross Ave, Merton.
Nearest Train: South Merton.
Visitor facilities: Footpaths
What to see: Dominated by pedunculate oak, ash and horse chestnut, Cherry Wood supports a wide range of species over a small area of land. The woods support over 25 species of bird and is home to the blue butterfly
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Cherry Wood
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Merton
Tel - 020 8274 4901
Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Cherry Wood Local Nature Reserve

Last updated 01/03/13
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