Crofton Wood

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Path in Crofton Wood
Kyd Brook in Crofton Wood

Crofton Wood or Crofton Woods is Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation[1] and a Site of Special Scientific Interest[2] in Crofton in the London Borough of Bromley. Kyd Brook goes through the Wood.

It is a large area of ancient woodland on London Clay, which supports many types of trees, shrubs and herbs.[3] Trees in the ancient wood are mainly oak and hazel, with a central area of former fields. It has high botanical diversity, including fourteen species of sedge, and a rich invertebrate fauna.[1]

The London Loop goes through the Wood, and there is access from the corner of Ormonde Avenue and Crofton Road.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Crofton Wood". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 2006. Retrieved 10 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Map of Crofton Woods SSSI". Natural England. 
  3. ^ Natural England, Crofton Woods citation

Coordinates: 51°22′44″N 0°03′47″E / 51.379°N 0.063°E / 51.379; 0.063