Dawn chorus walk in Sydenham Hill Wood

Saturday 20/04/2019 - 5:00am - 7:00am Join the London Wildlife Trust for an early morning bird walk in the woods. We'll be looking and listening out for the many species of birds that use the woods at this time of year. The dawn chorus is one of the most important and beautiful events in nature. Sydenham Hill … Continue reading Dawn chorus walk in Sydenham Hill Wood

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Latest Blog Post – New Cross Gate Cutting Open Day (Telegraph Hill Festival)

An afternoon of live acoustic folk music in a beautiful secluded woodland. To coincide with Telegraph Hill Festival we will be celeberating spring at New Cross Gate Cutting Nature Reserve with four local unamplified folk acts.

Winter bird walk at Sydenham Hill Wood

Sunday 10th February 2019  8.30am - 10am Guided walk in Sydenham Hill Wood to find winter birds. Join London Wildlife Trust for a guided walk to discover the range of birds present in Sydenham Hill Wood. Winter sees the return of the iconic firecrest, redwing, fieldfare, siskin and an influx of robin, goldfinch and chaffinch. It's also a … Continue reading Winter bird walk at Sydenham Hill Wood

Winter tree walk at Sydenham Hill Wood

Sunday 27th January 2018, 2pm - 3.30pm A London Wildlife Trust guided walk at Sydenham Hill Wood identifying winter trees. Join London Wildlife Trust staff and volunteers for a guided tour of Sydenham Hill Wood's winter trees. Sydenham Hill Wood is part of the Great North Wood, a network of woods and commons that once stretched from Deptford … Continue reading Winter tree walk at Sydenham Hill Wood

Boxing Day Open Day at New Cross Gate Cutting

Wednesday 26th December 2018 26/12/2018 Come and explore this beautiful nature reserve which is usually closed to the public. The perfect location for a Boxing Day stroll and a chance to make your own Green Man tree sculpture from clay, try our tree trail or make a pinecone birdfeeder. New Cross Gate Cutting is a secluded area of … Continue reading Boxing Day Open Day at New Cross Gate Cutting

Great North Wood talk – Woodland industry and the shipyards of Deptford

Tuesday 2 October 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm A talk about the history of the Great North Wood and the industries that it supported. Join London Wildlife Trust at Deptford Folk's 'First Tuesday' series for a talk about the historic wooded landscape that once covered the high ground to the south of the River Thames and how it … Continue reading Great North Wood talk – Woodland industry and the shipyards of Deptford

Bat, moth and owl prowl at Sydenham Hill Wood – Friday 6 July, 9pm-11pm

Meet at the Crescent Wood Road entrance. Join the London Wildlife Trust for a guided walk of Sydenham Hill Wood to discover bats, moths and tawny owls. Using bat detectors, our site warden and volunteers will reveal a hidden, nocturnal world in urban south London. Sydenham Hill Wood is part ancient woodland, one of the … Continue reading Bat, moth and owl prowl at Sydenham Hill Wood – Friday 6 July, 9pm-11pm

Bat walk at Sydenham Wells Park – Friday 1 June, 8.30pm-10pm

Join London Wildlife Trust staff and volunteers for our annual bat walk at Sydenham Wells Park. Bat calls are largely undetectable to the human ear and so we will be using bat detectors to listen to the sounds of these wonderful mammals. Bats use sonar or echolocation to hunt for prey during the night, sending … Continue reading Bat walk at Sydenham Wells Park – Friday 1 June, 8.30pm-10pm

Evening Bird Walk at Sydenham Hill Wood – Wednesday 16 May

Join the London Wildlife Trust's Sydenham Hill Wood Conservation Officer Daniel Greenwood for a guided bird walk. We will be listening to and observing the array of bird species present at the Wood. June is the height of the bird breeding season, meaning that birds will be most active before the late summer when many … Continue reading Evening Bird Walk at Sydenham Hill Wood – Wednesday 16 May

Spring walk at Sydenham Hill Wood – Thursday 26 April, 2pm-4pm

Guided walk in Sydenham Hill Wood to find spring wildlife Celebrate the coming of spring in London's ancient woodlands Join London Wildlife Trust for a guided walk to spot the violets, bluebells, primroses and buttercups that mark a special time in Sydenham Hill Wood. Sydenham Hill Wood is home to plants, animals and fungi that show … Continue reading Spring walk at Sydenham Hill Wood – Thursday 26 April, 2pm-4pm