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Sutcliffe Park Nature Reserve circular walk: 0.9 mile

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This is a circular walk from Eltham Road/Sutcliffe Park bus stop (122, 321, 621 and B16). You will see highlights of Sutcliffe Park.

The walk is about 0.9 mile (or 1.5km) over hard standing tarmac and boardwalks, mainly flat ground suitable for manual wheelchairs and buggies.

The nearest accessible toilets are Meadowside Leisure Centre.

Route grade

  • Easy - Independent travel
  • Paved surfaces with the easiest gradients.

Getting to the start of the walk

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - transport map

Kidbrooke is the nearest train station.

Eltham Rd/Sutcliffe Park is the nearest bus stop (bus routes bus 122, 321, 621 & B16)

Take the bus from Kidbrooke Train Station. Go to bus stop E, and catch bus B16 (heading towards Eltham, Lewisham or Shooters Hill). Stop at Sutcliffe Park.

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 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 1

This walk starts from Sutcliffe bus stop ED (towards Eltham or Shooters Hill). As you leave the bus, turn left and walk back up Eltham Road.

Route segment 2

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 2

You pass a turnstile gate, but enter at the next gate a few meters along. Turn sharp right as you enter the park, you pass an information board on your right. Follow the path to the end of the park.

Route segment 3

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 3

Following the path around the edge of the park you come to an information board and an inlet of the River Quaggy. Take the path on your left and follow the river downstream.

Route segment 4

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 4

You come to an intersection, take the left turn. The path rises gently.

Route segment 5

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 5

A few metres along is another intersection, keep going straight ahead.

Route segment 6

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 6

A path leads off to the right. Keep going straight ahead towards Kidbrooke Road.

Route segment 7

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 7

Another path joins your path. Continue following the path which now curves to the right.

Route segment 8

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 8

You come to the other end of the park and another inlet of the River Quaggy. Take the next path on the right.

Route segment 9

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 9

At the next intersection carry on straight ahead. Then follow the path around the edge of the lake.

Route segment 10

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 10

Turn right at the next intersection. You are heading towards the community area.

Route segment 11

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 11

Turn left at the community area. Walk straight ahead all the way to the entry gates on Eltham Road.

Route segment 12

Photoroute 5 - Sutcliffe Park - Step 12

Turn right out of the gates to reach the bus stop.

Congratulations

You have walked about 0.9 mile (or 1.5km).