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Greville Place

A small woodland and pond hidden among suburban streets

Greville Place is a small nature reserve located in a residential area and surrounded by gardens.

Although small, the reserve has a number of interesting features including a wildlife pond, beehives, and two historic trees.

One of the notable trees is a prestigious copper beech, and the other is a mature black mulberry that has contorted and crumpled with old age.


Species you can see at Greville Place

Amphibians: Common frog, smooth newt, common toad

Birds: Robin, dunnock

Invertebrates: Stag beetle, lesser stag beetle, honey bee

Plants: Lords-and-ladies, enchanter's nightshade


History of Greville Place

The reserve was once the site of houses and gardens in Maida Vale. After they were demolished Greville Place became a valuable local green space, and has been managed by London Wildlife Trust since 1987.


Facilities at Greville Place

There are no facilities at the reserve.


How to get to Greville Place

The reserve is a short walk from Maida Vale, which is served by several bus routes. The nearest stations, Kilburn Park Underground Station and Kilburn High Road Overground Station, are both less than half-a-mile away.

Greville Place



Opening times for Greville Place

The site is only open sporadically for conservation work.


Accessibility at Greville Place

The reserve is flat and should be accessible to most people.


Status of Greville Place

London Borough of Camden Nature Reserve


Get involved at Greville Place


Nearby nature reserves

Camley Street Natural Park
3 miles - London Wildlife Trust
Gunnersbury Triangle
5 miles - London Wildlife Trust
Woodberry Wetlands
5 miles - London Wildlife Trust

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Reserve information

Greville Place
Greater London
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Great for...
Insect spotting
Best time to visit
Apr - Jul
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0.10 hectares
Parking available in surrounding streets
Dogs must be on lead
Grazing animals
Reserve manager
Tom Hayward
Tel: 020 7261 0447