Revisit Woodberry Wetlands with London Naturally

30 June 2019

10:30 - 13:00

Woodberry Wetlands
226 Lordship Road
London
United Kingdom
N16 5HQ

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RPS Members and Non-members£0.00 

We will meet at Manor House Station at 10:30am and take a short walk along the New River to the entrance to the reservoirs. We will then explore this compact oasis aiming to complete the walk about by 13:00 followed by optional lunch (at your own cost) at the Coal House Café on site with free time to explore the remainder of the site after the walk. 

The Woodberry Wetlands is an operating reservoir originally constructed in 1833 and closed to public access ever since. Working closely with Thames Water, London Wildlife Trust created an urban wetland oasis rich in wildlife.  

We will take a leisurely walk along paths around the reservoirs, stopping at various points.  Birds we are likely to see include grey herons, geese (and goslings), grebes, many species of duck and smaller birds such as dunnock, tits and chaffinches.  Kestrels, reed warblers and kingfishers have also been sighted.  In addition to the birds, the site is home to invertebrates such as damselflies and dragonflies, as well as amphibians and plant life

Most of the walk will be on surfaced or gravel paths, including a few steps, but is uneven in places so please make sure you wear appropriate footwear. Also please remember to bring a drink to keep you hydrated.

Cancellation policy

This event is free but bookings are necessary because numbers are limited . If you book a place but subsequently find you are unable to come, please let us know so that your place can be allocated to someone on the waiting list.

Hearing and access requirements

We will be walking on some rough, unmade paths which may be muddy, so please wear appropriate footwear and bring a drink to keep you hydrated

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