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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
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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
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
Tel 020 8770 5821
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Sutton
Tel 020 8770 5000
Email complete the online enquiry form.

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Last updated 15/06/2015
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