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Riverside Park
 
LNR Type: Urban
County: Surrey
Natural England
Regional Team:
South East
Year of Declaration: 2000
Declaring Authority: Guildford Borough Council
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 005 517
Location: Clay Lane, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7ND
Owned by: Guildford Borough Council and The National Trust
Managed by: Guildford Borough Council
Map: Click to open the PDF file in a new window
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Car- Clay Lane A3100, off the main A3 Guildford. Car park at Bowers Lane.
Bus - Arriva number 36/37 Burpham, Merrow Park and Bushy Hill - Royal Surrey County Hospital.
Cycle - cycle path from Bowers Lane, Guildford-Spectrum, Guildford. Also access from River Wey Navigation towpath by Stoke Lock.
Visitor facilities: Car park, all ability access through site, wetland boardwalk, interpretation, leaflet. The site won a Green Flag Award in 2008.
What to see: Open water and large reedbeds Habitat Action Plan, Wetland HAP.

Site managed for breeding birds, terns, sedge warbler, reed bunting, water rail, redshank, snipe, lapwing.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Swingbridge Community Volunteers
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Guildford Borough Council, Parks and Countryside Telephone: 44 (0)1483 444718
Email: parks@guildford.gov.uk
Website address and other links: http://new.surreycc.gov.uk/environment-housing-and-planning/countryside/explore-surreys-countryside/what-to-see-in-the-surrey-countryside/places-to-visit-for-nature-and-wildlife/guildford-local-nature-reserves
www.guildford.gov.uk/parksplaygroundsandgreenspaces
Alternatively try: www.guildford.gov.uk and search for Riverside Park.

www.rspb.org.uk/groups/guildford/places/163717/

Last Updated: 30/06/2015
Additional information:

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