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Eltham, Mottingham, New Eltham SE9
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What to see and do in and around Eltham, New Eltham and Mottingham, London SE9

Oxleas Woods, Castle Wood, Jack Wood, Shooters Hill SE9

Oxleas Woods, Castle Wood, Jack Wood

Oxleas Woods, Castle Wood, Jack Wood

A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), the ancient Oxleas woods cover 77 hectares and are at least 8,000 years old. Take a walk through the woods of oak, silver birch, hornbeam and coppice hazel and enjoy refreshments at the Oxleas Wood cafe.

 


Visit Severndroog Castle - built in 1784 as a memorial to William James of the East India Company, it stands in Castle Wood.



Jack Wood, next to Castle Wood, has a terrace garden, from which visitors may enjoy spectacular views across London. It also has an attractive rose garden.

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Books & Things on SE9

Discovering Tudor London: A Journey Back in Time

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Eltham through Time

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Eltham: a Pictorial History

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