Garthorne Road Nature Reserve

A nature reserve in , Lewisham • Beadnell Road, Forest Hill, SE23 1AA

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  • Woodland
  • Wildflower meadow
  • Bug hotel
  • Nature reserve
  • Bat box
  • Bird box

  • No dog access
  • Nature trail

Opening Times: Open 3rd Saturday from April -October

Garthorne Road is a nature consist of woodland and meadows along this important green corridor which stretches from New Cross Gate Station to Forest Hill at is as most 200 metres at its widest point. Garthorne Road is situated between Honor Oak and Forest Hilll Railway station and is roughly about 6 hectares in size and has a footpath around the site also some steps. Sorry unsuitable for disabled access due to the terrain. The site is mostly secondary woodland and several small to large meadows and is the only site to find Bitter Vetch Sorry No dogs or BBQ's allowed, No on-site toilets available

Who you will find in Garthorne Road Nature Reserve

Best place to check for events in this park

Garthorne Road Nature Reserve website


The organisation with legal responsibility for Garthorne Road Nature Reserve is Lewisham Council. Their website for the park is

Garthorne Road Nature Reserve is managed and maintained by Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve.


Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve (FoGNR)

Formed 2016

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