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Dacres Wood
LNR Type: Urban
County: Greater London
Natural England
Regional Team:
East of England
Year of Declaration: 2005
Declaring Authority: Borough of Lewisham
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 355 721
Location: Dacres Road, Forest Hill. SE23
Owned by: London Borough of Lewisham
Managed by: London Borough of Lewisham
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Dacres Road leading off Queenswood Road off the main B227 Perry Rise.
Train: Forest Hill
Tube: Forest Hill

Visitor facilities: The site is locked for health and safety reasons, Sessions at the site can be run the Lewisham's Nature Conservation team.
Classroom with toilets.
Wildlife Watch Group
What to see: Habitats include ponds, woodland, scrub and grassland. Plants include bluebell, red campion and wood dock. Animals include smooth newt, dragonflies, stag beetle and purple hairstreak butterfly. Birds include nuthatch and wren.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Volunteer with the London Borough of Lewisham.
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Lewisham
Contact GreenScene
Tel: 020 8314 2047
or try
General enquiries
Tel: 020 8314 6000
Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Dacres Wood Local Nature Reserve

last updated 23/03/2015
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