Belmont Open Space, Cockfosters

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Belmont Open Space is a one hectare public park and Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation in Cockfosters in the London Borough of Barnet.

It is a small, mainly grass area, behind local residential streets. It has a fair number of wild flowers, such as garlic mustard and cow parsley. Mature trees include oaks and horse chestnuts. The local RSPB has recorded an impressive list of birds, including green, great spotted and lesser spotted woodpeckers, sparrowhawks, and blackcaps.[1][2]

Access is from Norrys Road and Carson Road.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belmont Open Space, Cockfosters". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 2006. Archived from the original on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ "iGiGL – helping you find London's parks and wildlife sites". Greenspace Information for Greater London. 2006. Archived from the original on 2012-11-29. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

Further reading[edit]

  • Hewlett, Janet (1997). Nature Conservation in Barnet. London Ecology Unit. ISBN 1 871045 27 4.

Coordinates: 51°38′49″N 0°09′25″W / 51.647°N 0.157°W / 51.647; -0.157