Bennett's Hole

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The River Wandle with Bennett's Hole on the right

Bennett's Hole is a 1.2 hectare Local Nature Reserve in Mitcham in the London Borough of Merton. According to the Natural England details page about the site, it is owned by Merton Council and managed by the council and London Wildlife Trust,[1][2] but it is not shown on the Trust's list of reserves.,[3]

The reserve is a narrow strip along the east bank of the River Wandle. It has areas of woodland, marsh, scrub and an open ditch. Trees include crack willow and oak, and there is also a variety of tall herbs. There is access from Willow Lane.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Bennett's Hole". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Map of Bennett's Hole". Local Nature Reserves. Natural England. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Find a nature reserve". London Wildlife Trust. 

Coordinates: 51°23′28″N 0°10′08″W / 51.391°N 0.169°W / 51.391; -0.169