Places to see birds

Foots Cray Meadows, Sidcup

Foots Cray Meadows is a 97-hectare (nearly 250 acres) area of grassland, woodland and wetland. It is the largest public open space in the neighbouring London Borough of Bexley, with the River Cray forming a central feature of the landscape. More...

High Elms Country Park, Orpington

On entering High Elms Country Park you feel as if you have left behind the last remnants of London and emerged into the peaceful Kentish countryside. The Park offers 250 acres of woodland and grassland to explore and is rich in wildlife. More...

Male blackcap in hawthorn bush

Jubilee Park is a large Country Park with a variety of habitats easily accessible by car or public transport. More...

Kelsey Park, Beckenham

This large, beautifully maintained park in the heart of Beckenham is superb for wildlife all year round. Star attractions include one of London's largest heronries, a diverse population of waterbirds and occasional firecrest and redpoll sightings. More...

Lilly's Wood, Orpington

Discover Orpington's hidden gem, with plenty of special wildlife to see all year round. More...

Scadbury Park, Chislehurst

An extensive park with a rolling landscape of ancient woods and meadows. Home to an impressive variety of birds and other wildlife, and with a colourful history. More...

Long-tailed tit perched on branch

Also known as the "bird sanctuary", this wood is a great place to get away from it all and enjoy its plentiful wildlife. More...

Nuthatch on branch

Set in rolling open countryside, Well Wood is a great place to escape into the tranquility of the Kent countryside. More...