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Danson Park Bog Garden, Welling
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2002
Declaring Authority: London Borough of Bexley
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 470 749
Location: Rochester Way and Danson Lane, Bexleyheath. DA16
Owned by: London Borough Of Bexley
Managed by: London Borough Of Bexley
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Bounded by the A207 Park View Road, the A221 Danson Road, the A2 Rochester Way and Danson Lane, Bexleyheath.
Train - Both Bexleyheath and Welling Stations are 20-30 minutes walk away.
Buses - 89, 96, 486, B13, B14 and B16
Entrances - From Bexleyheath use the junction of Danson Road and Park View Road at Crook Log or Danson Road opposite Bean Road which is the vehicular entrance.
From Bexley or Sidcup use the entrance at the southern end of Danson Road.
From Welling use one of the two entrances in Danson Lane-one is by Bexley G S and the other is by St Johnís Church.
There are additional pedestrian entrances in Danson Road, Lakeside Close and Radnor Avenue"
Visitor facilities: Parking is available by the Stables Pub/Restaurant which is open from noon daily.
Toilets are also sited by this car park and near the Mansion.
There is a popular children's playground, pub restaurant, refreshment kiosks.
Park opening hours are 7.30 to dusk - see notice-boards for exact times.
Green Flag Award.
What to see: A large lake with a bog garden at its western end which, is part of the lake. Formal gardens near the car park and a rock garden with pools at the western end.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Danson Park
Telephone 020 8311 1351 or

Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Bexley
Parks and Open Spaces
Tel: 020 8303 7777
Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Danson Park Bog Local Nature Reserve

Last updated 04/03/13
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