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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Lavender Pond and Nature Park

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00
Sunday 10:00–16:00

Activities

Guided tours of the reserve available. Activities for families and children

Entrance

Gate on Salter Road or Rotherhithe Street
Nearest postcode: SE16 5DZ

Buses

C10, 381

Station

Canada Water

Toilets

Toilet on site

Car Parking

On street parking on surrounding roads

Access

Reserve fully accessible, although paths and boardwalk require care.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Lavender Pond was created in 1981 as part of the regeneration of the Surrey Commercial Docks and designated a local nature reserve in 2005.

The original dock walls and locks remain alongside the old pumphouse. Covering 2.5 acres in total, ponds are the park’s main feature. Boardwalks lead through extensive stands of reed, a colourful marsh area and on through woodlands, and a second, hidden pond.

This peaceful park demonstrates creative ecology and conservation, showing how new habitats can be created for wildlife while allowing local people contact with nature through community involvement, education and training.

Warden: Michael Turner
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00
Sunday 10:00–16:00

Activities

Guided tours of the reserve available. Activities for families and children

Entrance

Gate on Salter Road or Rotherhithe Street
Nearest postcode: SE16 5DZ

Buses

C10, 381

Station

Canada Water

Toilets

Toilet on site

Car Parking

On street parking on surrounding roads

Access

Reserve fully accessible, although paths and boardwalk require care.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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