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Grove Park Nature Reserve circular walk: 0.5 mile

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This is a circular walk from bus stop on Barring Road and Coopers Lane. You will see highlights of Grove Park Nature Reserve.

The walk is about half a mile (or 800 metres) with paved path, hardcore and packed earth. The nearest accessible toilets are Grove Park Train station.

Route grade

  • Moderate - Using manual wheelchair with support
  • Paved or hard packed earth surface, with some hills to climb. Routes changeable in wet conditions.

Getting to the start of the walk

Photoroute 2 - Grove Park - transport mapGrove Park is the nearest train station.

Baring Rd and Coopers Lane are the nearest bus stop (bus routes 261, 273 & 284).

Take the bus from Grove Park Train Station. Go to bus stop E, and catch bus 261 (heading towards Lee Green or Mottingham). Stop at Coopers Lane.

For more information getting you to the start of the walk phone 0870 240 6094 or visit www.tfl.gov.uk.

Route segment 1

Photoroute 2 - Grove Park - Step 1

The route starts from the bus stop on Barring Road and Coopers Lane. Turn right as you get off the bus and walk up Barring Road. You should be going in the same direction as the bus.

Route segment 2

Photoroute 2 - Grove Park - Step 2

You come to a footpath on your left with a finger post signed to Grove Park. Turn left here.

Route segment 3

Photoroute 2 - Grove Park - Step 3

The paved path leads downhill. Take the next turn on your right into Grove Park. The surface changes to loose stone.

Route segment 4

Photoroute 2 - Grove Park - Step 4

You pass a pond on your left, keep going straight ahead. The path leads uphill.

Route segment 5

Photoroute 2 - Grove Park - Step 5

You come to an intersection, follow the path to the right. You are nearly at the top of the climb.

Route segment 6

Photoroute 2 - Grove Park - Step 6

The path comes back to the pond. Turn left at the intersection.

Route segment 7

Photoroute 2 - Grove Park - Step 7

Next, you come back to the paved path. Turn left and walk uphill.

Route segment 8

Photoroute 2 - Grove Park - Step 8

You come back out on Barring Road. Turn right to reach the bus stop.

Route segment 9

Photoroute 2 - Grove Park - Step 9

Bus stop on Barring Road.

Congratulations

You have walked half a mile (or 800 metres).