A secluded reserve nestled among the bustle of the city is one of London’s most important strongholds for newts.
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A former orchard, quarry and landfill site reclaimed by nature, this once neglected area is now a thriving oasis boasting several unusual species of insects.
Restored woodland and heathland which typifies London’s semi-natural habitats, providing a home for stag beetles and woodpeckers.
Idyllic wildlife garden and award-winning visitor centre in quiet residential street
A thriving acid grassland habitat, reclaimed by nature and alive with flowers and butterflies in summer
A green oasis created by intersecting railway lines, saved from development and managed for wildlife and people
A large area of secluded chalk grassland and woodland, supporting many rare plants and insects, which has benefited from the return of traditional grazing
Chalk grassland and yew woodland combine to make this North Downs landscape particularly special for wildlife lovers
In the rough grass, where errant golf balls look like puffball mushrooms, a natural habitat boasts beautiful butterflies and awesome orchids
Where two arms of the River Wandle meet, an enticing nature reserve provides a fascinating variety of wildlife habitats