Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve its history and management, some records of flora and fauna by Jack Penry-Jones

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Published by Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society Limited in SouthCroydon (96A Brighton Rd, South Croydon, Surrey CR2 6AD) .

Written in English

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  • Natural history -- England -- Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve.,
  • Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve, Eng.

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StatementJack Penry-Jones.
SeriesProceedings / Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society -- vol.16, part 4, Proceedings (Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society) -- vol.16, part 4.
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LC ClassificationsQH77.G7
The Physical Object
Pagination125-151,(3)p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17187147M

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Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve, commonly known as the Bird sanctuary, is acres of countryside on the very edge of Greater London. Selsdon Wood is a wonderful place for a walk whatever time of year. In the spring, the ground is carpeted with anemones, followed by bluebells.

In the summer the lush green leaves keep it shady and cool. Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve history Throughout the centuries, Selsdon Woods and Selsdon Farm have been linked together as one land holding, at one time, being church lands in the Croydon Hundred.

On Rocque's map of Surrey, datedSelsdon Farm is shown with its buildings occupying the. Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve. Telephone: Fax: Email: [email protected] Address Line: Click on map link above for location.

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Visitors to your site will appreciate you Location: Main entrance off Old Farleigh Road, Croydon CR0 9HU England. Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve, also known as the "Bird Sanctuary", is Croydon's 81 hectare ( acre) link to the Surrey countryside. The ancient woodland is dominated by oak, beech, ash and sweet chestnut.

The coppiced woodland is mainly hazel. This woodland and nature reserve in Croydon is criss crossed with a number of nice footpaths and walking trails. The reserve includes acres of ponds, open meadows and ancient woodland including oak, beech, ash and sweet chestnut.

There's two colour coded waymarked trails which you can pick up from the car park. The Selsdon Wood car park is off Old Farleigh Road, Croydon, CR2 8QF. The map reference of the reserve entrance is 51° 20' " N, 0° 03' " W.

The Friends of Selsdon Wood said building houses next to the nature reserve would affect trees, deer and badgers (Image: Grant Melton).

George Georgiou lives near the approved development and started a petition against the plans. But some residents are concerned that if approved the new development would impact on the neighbouring Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve.

George Georgiou lives near the proposed development and claims there is a Section 52 order on the land which states it must remain single property land - But it was issued 40 years ago.

Read More Related Articles. Origins Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve book the names of Paths & Plantations in Selsdon Wood. Over 80 name boards and plaques have been erected by the Friends of Selsdon Woods to mark features and footpaths and help visitors find their way around the these, 57 name boards and one finger post were installed inpurchased with the help of a London Tree and Woodland grant and a further 23 name boards were added in.

Explore the most popular trails in Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you. Selsdon Wood is a woodland area located in the London Borough of Croydon. The Park is owned by the National Trust but managed by the London Borough of Croydon.

It is a Local Nature Reserve. The Wood has a Friends group - the Friends of Selsdon Wood (FSW) - who have their own website. Sir Julian Huxley (a zoological scientist) was one of the main backers of the Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve.

Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve A large ancient wood with a superb variety of plants and an excellent range of breeding birds. There are further rare plants in the adjacent meadows.

The main entrance to Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve is on Old Farleigh Road. There is a free car park, or if you’re coming on public transport you can catch the bus from East Croydon Station. Selsdon Wood joins our list of favourite Croydon green spaces including Croham Hurst Wood, Addington Hills, Coombe Wood, Happy Valley, Lloyd Park.

Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve. Old Farleigh Road, Selsdon, Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8PH. ; Send email; Visit website; View Accessibility Symbols. Selsdon Wood is a woodland area located in the London Borough of park is owned by the National Trust but managed by the London Borough of Croydon.

It is a Local Nature Reserve. The wood has a Friends group - the Friends of Selsdon Wood (FSW) - who have their own website. Sir Julian Huxley (a zoological scientist) was one of the main backers of the Selsdon Wood Nature nates: 51°20′18″N 0°02′47″W /.

Vist this nature reserve and you are taken out of the town into the countryside. Trees and wild life especially birds, and peace. Date of experience: May Ask aesmith about Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve8 TripAdvisor reviews.

But some residents are concerned that if approved the new development would impact on the neighbouring Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve. George Georgiou lives near the proposed development and claims there is a Section 52 order on the land which states it must remain single property land – But it was issued 40 years ago.

Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve Board Walk and Farleigh Golf Club is a mile loop trail located near Croydon, London, England that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels.

The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching. Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve, Croydon: Address, Phone Number, Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve Reviews: //5(8). History. Selsdon Wood Country Park and Nature Reserve was once part of the Selsdon Park estate and up to the woods were used for shooting.

After this time the estate was split up and following an active campaign to save them from development, in Selsden Woods became the joint responsibility of Croydon Corporation, Coulsdon and Purley UDC and The National Trust, opening to the public.

Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve Car Park located at Croydon (CR2) Tel: This IS NOT a Park & Ride Car Park. There is no minimum charge. For more information visit Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve Car Park Website or telephone Map of Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve.

Find parking charges, opening hours, postcode and a parking map of Selsdon Nature Reserve Old Farleigh Road as well as other car parks, street parking, pay and display, parking meters and private garages for rent in London.

The hotel is located near the Selsdon Wood nature reserve. Riddles train station is two miles away from the Selsdon hotel.

It is away from the city center, so you can enjoy nature and different wood estates. Transport for the city center is easily available. Style and Décor. The Selsdon. Ask DerekC about Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve.

Thank DerekC This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC. Andy G. Croydon, United Kingdom. 60 Reviewed 6 March Fantastic woodland area. This is a well maintained but natural woodland area in the heart of Croydon.

Great for dog walking.9 TripAdvisor reviews. He added that in that corner of the nature reserve there are deer as well as TPOs (tree preservation orders) and badger setts.

And this is something volunteer group Friends of Selsdon Wood is. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve NT is a refuge for biodiversity and nature. Spreading across an area of acres, this park is an oasis of greenery. It consists of a vast and varied terrain and is majorly occupied by woodlands and open grasslands.

It has ponds at several points and that provides a boost to its flora and fauna. Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve Take a stroll through this peaceful woodland and keep an eye out for the abundance of wildlife, flora and fauna at this beautiful National Trust nature reserve.

miles / 6 minutes’ drive from De Vere Selsdon Estate. Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve; Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve->S. towards Addington Village Interchange. Map view. Close map panel. Live arrivals at Bus routes served by this stop. Live Updates Live updates are not available for this location at the moment.

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Selsdon Wood now consists of five large meadows surrounded by extensive woodland and ancient hedges and it retains the character of a historical woodland. In the second meadow of the Selsdon Wood area there is a bomb crater, and another in Selsdon recreation ground.

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Find stops or routes nearby. Search for another station. For live arrivals, status information, route maps and timetables. Search for stations, stops and piers (e.g. Victoria) About TfL. Nicknamed the Bird Sanctuary, the ancient Selsdon Wood and nature reserve is a lovely place to spot some feathered friends, from jackdaws to tawny owls.

It’s dominated by oak, beech and ash trees, and you can walk among hundreds of flower varieties. Selsdon Wood Selsdon Wood is a woodland area located in the London Borough of Croydon. The park is owned by the National Trust but managed by the London Borough of Croydon. It is a Local Nature Reserve.

The wood has a Friends group - the Friends of Selsdon Wood (FSW). Situated in a fantastic location within close proximity to an array of beautiful green open spaces from Croham Hurst Woods, Croham Hurst Golf Club and Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve.

South Croydon train station is conveniently located only miles away, offering direct services into London Bridge, Gatwick Airport and East Croydon which also.

This tranquil setting is within close proximity to an array of beautiful green open spaces from Croham Hurst Woods to Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve. South Croydon train Station is conveniently located only miles away. Offering direct services into London Bridge, Gatwick Airport and East Croydon which also offers locations further afield and.

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You can take a train from Selsdon Wood to Bexleyheath via Selsdon/South Croydon, Dove Close, Birdhurst Road South Croydon Station, South Croydon, and London Bridge in around 1h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Selsdon Wood to Bexleyheath via Forestdale, Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve, Orpington, and Orpington Bus Station in around 2h 9m.Herb-paris (Paris quadrifolia), detail of flower, Selsdon Wood Nature Reserve, Croydon, Surrey, England, UK.

April - Linda Pitkin.Selsdon Wood. Selsdon Wood is a woodland area located in the London Borough of Croydon. The park is owned by the National Trust but managed by the London Borough of Croydon.

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