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Sydenham Hill Wood and Cox's Walk

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Sydenham Hill Wood and Dulwich Wood run into one another. They are the last vestiges of the Great... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
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Dulwich Wood, Cox's Walk

An interesting walk with some history to explore. Good for walking the dog as well. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Barry_Johnston
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London
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24 Jan 2018
“Countryside in London”
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“Sydenham Hill Wood and Cox's Walk also includes Dulwich Woods”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ten hectares of natural woodlands It is designated as a Local Nature Reserve and Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation. With the adjacent Dulwich Wood, Sydenham Hill Wood is the largest extant tract of the ancient Great North Wood. It is easy to get...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Sydenham Hill Wood and Dulwich Wood run into one another. They are the last vestiges of the Great North Wood which once stretched from Camberwell to Croydon. A walk here at any time of year is a pleasure but particularly during the flowering of the...More

3  Thank AdrianoLondon
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

An interesting walk with some history to explore. Good for walking the dog as well. Plenty of wildlife, including woodpeckers.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to spare quality time with family. Peaceful place for walking and play with kids or just enjoy around with a good book or latest tunes

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lovely patch of woodland for a nature walk with a child. There are some signs and maps up but didn't find them very helpful. Instead we chose to zig-zag randomly along whichever paths looked interesting.

1  Thank EmmJehy
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Go for a walk give it a go! You will forget that your are in London! It is my new zen place, forget hustle and bustle!

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The shortest route from my location to any of my required destinations was through these woods! It was a lovely walk however i would advise against relying too heavily on google maps for navigation! Go explore and if you get lost- there is always a...More

1  Thank Ceri J
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Pleasant jog up Cox's Walk - a little steep in places but part of the fun! You cross the old railway line closed in the 1950s on a footbridge where Camille Pissarro did his famous painting of Lordship Lane station. You can easily have a...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Sydenham hill woods, also known locally as Dulwich woods. The location of which lies to the west side of Lordship Lane SE London. Access is via Cox's walk. opposite a once grand Public house The Grove Tavern, now sadly closed. This is the last stand...More

3  Thank ilari0n
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The walk from Dulwich Park up through Cox's walk is such a delight. London is so green but Dulwich woods - and yes only complete with a pint of youngs special at the Dulwich Wood House at the summit!

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