Lewisham Council - Garthorne Road Nature Reserve


Garthorne Road Nature Reserve

Find out more about the Garthorne Road Nature Reserve. 

The nature reserve forms part of the Forest Hill to New Cross Gate railway cutting. This is a site of importance for nature conservation as it contains probably the finest example of a rail-side wildlife habitat in London. It is four kilometres long and over 200 metres wide at its widest points.








Friends of Garthorne Road and GreenScene run occasional guided walks. Volunteers also carry out regular sessions at the reserve.

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