Downham Woodland Walk Nature Reserve

A nature reserve in , Lewisham • Bromley Road, junction with Oakridge Road, BR1 5QW

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  • Bat box
  • Bird box
  • Nature reserve
  • Woodland
  • Treescape

  • Dawn until dusk
  • Dogs allowed in all greenspaces
  • Playground for younger kids
  • Nature trail

A mile-long strip of ancient woodland (formerly field boundaries) running through the Downham estate. It has magnificent old oak and ash trees, as well as field maple and rare wild service trees. There are carpets of bluebells, wood anemone and celandine in spring and interesting fungi in autumn. It supports a wide variety of birds, insects and small mammals.

Downham Woodland Walk Nature Reserve

formed 2001

Who you will find in Downham Woodland Walk Nature Reserve

Friends of Downham Woodland Walk


Best place to check for events in this park


The organisation with legal responsibility for Downham Woodland Walk Nature Reserve is Lewisham Council.

Downham Woodland Walk Nature Reserve is managed and maintained by Glendale Grounds Management


Friends of Downham Woodland Walk

Formed 2001

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