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Shooters Hill Woodlands (also known as Oxleas Wood, Castle Woods, Jack Wood, Falconwood Dell)

Introduction

Shooters Hill Woodlands include Oxleas Wood, Jack Wood and Castle Wood, as well as Sheperdleas Wood and Eltham Common. There are areas of ancient woodland at least 8000 years old and coppicing was practised from medieval times until the 1920s.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Rail: Falconwood, Eltham then bus. Bus: 89, 486, B16, 122, 161, 178

Owners

RB Greenwich

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Site of Nature Conservation Importance

  • Site of Special Scientific Interest

Key Information

Type

Managed Woodland

Purpose

Public Park

Survival

Extant

Hectares

77

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust