Garthorne Road Nature Reserve

An oasis of calm in Forest Hill

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Friends of Garthorne Road Workday Saturday 2nd December 10am – 1pm

IMG_5297 tamping down the gravel

We will be installing path edging around the reserve to stop trampling and the paths getting wide and also time permitting install a couple of steps and hand rails, some heavy lifting involved.Tools will be provided, please bring gloves.

Event will be cancelled in heavy rain or strong winds

Please wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear.
For further details contact the Friends send a message.
Facebook: Friends of Garthorne Road Nature Reserve
Twitter : #garthorneroadnr


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Workday results

Myself and another committee member (Chris) constructed these steps with sleepers and hogging, it was tough work preparing the area digging into thick clay


Before a slippery slope


Work in progress (Committee member Chris)


Work in progress


Nearly finshed


Job well done


Finshed view

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Garthorne Road Nature Reserve blog is here!

Help us improve this fantastic site

Help us improve this fantastic site

Hi there and welcome to our new site.  We hope that this blog will help us generate interest in this fantastic site and encourage local people to visit and take part in events and open days.  We can not do this alone, so if you are interested, please contact Lewisham’s Nature Conservation Officer, Jess Kyle who will be able to give you more information.

We really hope to establish a friends group for this site and will be writing more about this in due course.