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Oxleas Wood

Oxleas Wood turns a vibrant in autumn

An impressive ancient woodland that features, hazel, sweet chesnut and some very tall oak trees. It's managed for nature and is reckoned by ecologists to be one of the most important sites for wildlife in the whole of London.

The woodlands are also home to many different kinds of birds including nuthatches and woodpeckers. It also has a huge variety of flowering plants, especially with the spring-time bluebells.

Open Monday to Sunday all hours

  • The Oxleas Woods Centre, Crown Woods Lane, London SE18 3JA
  • 020 8854 8888

Station: Falconwood - Walk across Rochester Way; the nature reserve is opposite - enter via Shepherdleas Wood.

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