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Ruffett and Big Woods
 
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 1998
Declaring Authority: Borough of Sutton
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 282 602
Location: Coulsdon, Sutton. CR5
Owned by: London Borough of Sutton
Managed by: The Woodland Trust
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Car: Richland Ave, Coulsden, just off the main B2032 Chipstead valley Road.
Bus: 464
Train: Woodmanstern station
Visitor facilities: None on site
What to see: Ruffet Wood is the more interesting of the two, as Big Wood is mainly semi-mature sycamore. The wood comprises mature ash, wild cherry and beech with ancient woodland species including: bluebell, sanicle, dog’s mercury and nettle leaved bellflower, adding interest for the visitor.
A network of paths provides an opportunity to explore this woodland oasis.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Sutton Nature Conservation Volunteres
To find out more about volunteering or work experience with the SNCV,
Tel 020 8770 5821
Email sncv@sutton.gov.uk
or
The Woodland Trust
www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/en/take-part/volunteering/Pages/whats-it-all-about.aspx
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: The Woodland Trust
Email using the online contact form
or
London Borough of Sutton
Tel 020 8770 5000
Email complete the online enquiry form.
Website address and other links: www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/en/our-woods/Pages/wood-details.aspx?wood=4735
or try
www.sutton.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4467
alternatively try
www.sutton.gov.uk and search for Ruffett and Big Wood Local Nature Reserve




Last updated 07/03/13
 
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