Parsonage Lane, Sidcup, DA14 5EZ

  • adjacent to Joydens Wood and forms an extensive block of ancient woodland
  • has regionally rare plants, including green hellebore, early purple orchid, broad-leaved helleborine, orpine Solomon's seal and lily of the valley
  • has open areas supporting heathland with heather, common cow-wheat and breeding tree pipit
  • the site is important for insects, including the white admiral butterfly, moths and the southern wood-ant
  • a disused chalk mine supports hibernating bats
  • horse riding is allowed along the bridle path to the western end of the woods
Park Size

28 hectares