Long Lane Woods 9395

Greater London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Part of the woodland, which is predominantly oak, has been fenced off as a bird sanctuary.

History

Long Lane Woods is old woodland, shown on Thomas Bainbridge’s map of Croydon of 1800. The area remained unaltered although the surrounding fields have been replaced by houses and gardens. The land was in the ownership of F E Lloyd and was purchased in 1924 by Croydon Corporation for public open space.

Visitor Facilities

There is open access except for the bird sanctuary, which is closed to the public.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

There is open access except for the bird sanctuary, which is closed to the public.

Directions

Rail: East Croydon then tram. Tramlink: Route 2, Arena
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust