Buckthorne Cutting Nature Reserve

A nature reserve in , Lewisham • Eddystone Road Footbridge, SE4 2DE

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Discover an urban wood with garden, outdoor classroom and geo-trail all along the railway line - part of Metropolitan Site of Importance for Nature Conservation

  • No dog access
  • Nature trail

Opening Times: Open Days, volunteer and educational sessions - various dates and times

This a hidden urban woodland tucked away in the busy borough of Lewisham. Seeped in history and alive with wildlife it provides a sanctuary for city dwellers and an outdoor education space for children. It is open to the public on open days but opportunities are available for smaller groups at other times to try and meet the needs of both the wildlife and the community. The site has pre-historic giant horsetail, ponds, majestic oaks and provides a pleasant walk walk amongst the trees in a remnant of the Great North Wood.

Buckthorne Cutting Nature Reserve

formed 2018

Who you will find in Buckthorne Cutting Nature Reserve

Reed Robins

Nature Club

Secret Explorers

Toddler sessions


The organisation with legal responsibility for Buckthorne Cutting Nature Reserve is Network Rail.

Buckthorne Cutting Nature Reserve is managed and maintained by Fourth Reserve Foundation

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Fourth Reserve Foundation

Formed 2018

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