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Downham Woodland Walk
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 393 720
Location: Downderry Road, Bromley. BR1 5PZ
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: Downderry Road just off Bromley Road the A21, Lewisham.
Train: Beckenham Hill
Visitor facilities: Tarmac Path
Play area,
Dog exercise area
What to see: The reserve is an ancient woodland with pendunculate oak, hornbeam, ash and field maple trees. Other woodland plants include wood millet, wood melick, bluebell and wood avens. Birds include greater spotted woodpecker, bulfinch and willow warbler. Species of note include brown ant (Lasius brunneus) , stag beetle, fungus beetle (Phloiotrya vaudoueri), bark beetle (Platypus cylindricus) and the leaf beetle (Chrysolina oricalcea).
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Group/Volunteers through the council.
Tel: 020 8613 7113
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: London Borough of Lewisham
Tel: 020 8314 6000
Contact GreenScene
Tel: 020 8314 2047
Website address and other links:
alternatively try and search for Downham Wood Local nature Reserve

Last updated 24/03/2015

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