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Dacres Wood Nature Reserve

Introduction

Dacres Wood Nature Reserve is next to the railway line on the site of the former garden of a Victorian house called Irongates. When the former Croydon Canal was discovered in 1990, a pond was formed by digging out the canal bed, with a new pond was created in the north.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Directions

London Overground: Sydenham, Forest Hill

Owners

LB Lewisham

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Local Nature Reserve

  • Site of Nature Conservation Importance

Key Information

Type

Managed Woodland

Purpose

Nature Reserve

Principal Building

Parks, Gardens And Urban Spaces

Survival

Extant

Hectares

2.4

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust