Shirley Hills Woodland Walk – Sunday, 3 March, 2024

£5.00

SHIRLEY HILLS WOODLAND WALK – SUNDAY 3 MARCH 2024

Time: 10.15 am – 15.30 (End times are approximate. We suggest not making arrangements close to the end time)
Meet/End: Coombe Lane Tram

Cost: A deposit of £5 is charged to secure your place at the event and it will be returned to you within a few days of the hike. No-shows will not be able to recover their deposit charge.

Please note: This hike is for People of Colour.

Places are limited so please book your place as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.   

Booking for this hike will close at 10.00 am on Thursday 29th February, 2024.

(For information: Attendee thresholds are Min. 3 / Max. 18)

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Part of a series of three hikes celebrating Croydon Borough of CultureJoin our Nature Guides as they lead you through open countryside and stunning natural habitats; This is Croydon. 
Come and join us on our Coombe Lane Circular. This stunning hike includes a breathtaking viewpoint at Addington Hills, London’s largest area of heathland covered in heather and gorse. We’ll be passing through ancient woodland with Oaks, Ash, and Birch and listening for green woodpeckers. Selsdon Woods Nature Reserve is an additional highlight with both woodland and open fields, altogether a refreshing countryside hike!

 A good level of fitness is needed to join this walk. The total walk will take approximately 4.5 hours plus a 30-minute break for lunch. This route includes some steep inclines, it is not suitable for someone with mobility issues. Please wear sturdy footwear and dress appropriately for the weather. We recommend bringing 1ltr of water and a packed lunch with you.

Please wear sturdy footwear and dress appropriately for the weather.