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

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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

Dawn chorus walk in Sydenham Hill Wood – Saturday 21 April 2018

Join the London Wildlife Trust for an early morning bird walk in the woods. They'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 dates in nature's calendar. Sydenham Hill Wood is a part ancient … Continue reading Dawn chorus walk in Sydenham Hill Wood – Saturday 21 April 2018

Hedgehog Discovery Day at Sydenham Hill Wood – Sunday 8 April

Join the London Wildlife at Sydenham Hill Wood for fun, family friendly activities and learn all about hedgehogs. Take home a clay hedgehog, tackle the footprint challenge, and see if you can make it to the end of our hedgehog survival game! Learn more about our hedgehog project, and how you can discover if there … Continue reading Hedgehog Discovery Day at Sydenham Hill Wood – Sunday 8 April

Have you seen a Hedgehog?

The London Wildlife Trust writes.... London Wildlife Trust’s ‘Urban Urchins’ started in August 2017 and is aiming to map the distribution of London’s hedgehog population. This is being achieved through the use of footprint tunnel and camera trap surveys across many of our own reserves, the creation of ‘detective kits’ for the public to use … Continue reading Have you seen a Hedgehog?

Winter bird walk at Sydenham Hill Wood, Sunday 11 February 2018

  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 great time to … Continue reading Winter bird walk at Sydenham Hill Wood, Sunday 11 February 2018

Winter tree walk at Sydenham Hill Wood, Sunday 28 January 2018

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 to Selhurst. The Wood … Continue reading Winter tree walk at Sydenham Hill Wood, Sunday 28 January 2018

Great North Wood spoon carving workshop – Sunday 3 December, 11am-4pm

Learn the ancient art of spoon-carving Join London Wildlife Trust for a spoon-carving workshop in the Centre for Wildlife Gardening. You can make your own spoon from wood harvested from the Great North Wood. The workshop costs £20 per person. All tools will be provided, plus tea and coffee. Suitable for ages 14+. No experience … Continue reading Great North Wood spoon carving workshop – Sunday 3 December, 11am-4pm

A History of Sydenham Hill Wood – Friday 24 November 2017

  A talk about the history of Sydenham Hill Wood & Cox's Walk at the Centre for Wildlife Gardening Join London Wildlife Trust at the Centre for Wildlife Gardening for a talk about the history of Sydenham Hill Wood. Sydenham Hill Wood is one of the largest remaining remnants of the Great North Wood, a … Continue reading A History of Sydenham Hill Wood – Friday 24 November 2017