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The Wood and Richard Jefferies Bird Sanctuary

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Quiet , peaceful spot

Nice little piece of Nature in the heart of Surbiton . Don't expect anything amazing but if you are... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Richard W
A hidden gem!

I must have walked past this garden hundreds of times and I never realised that it's open for the... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2016
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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13 Mar 2017
“A pocket of wildlife”
29 Nov 2016
“Magical oasis”
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Oak Hill, Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames, England
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

A new information sign about Richard Jefferies welcomes visitors to this small wildlife sanctuary. Unfortunately inconsiderate dog owners let their dogs foul the grass areas and make no attempt to pick up even though two bins are provided. The park also attracts teenagers who constantly...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

I live next to the wood and take our dog there every day. He loves it whatever time of year it is. Its very quiet and more times than not you will be on your own when you visit. Its Surbiton best kept secret so...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Nice little piece of Nature in the heart of Surbiton . Don't expect anything amazing but if you are passing it is worth a visit

1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A lovely little spot to take the children for a walk in the woods without having to hit the road. Plenty of squirrels to keep them entertained and trees to provide sticks whilst exploring and playing games. My only gripe is the amount of dog...More

1  Thank DominicDS
Reviewed 15 May 2016

I must have walked past this garden hundreds of times and I never realised that it's open for the public! Only recently I spotted one of the gates open and decided to venture - what a treat! The place is tranquil, lots of trees and...More

Thank VesperLyndoo7
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Great place for playing war and hide and seek. The park is just big enough to hide and lay in ambush, but not too big to completely lose the enemy. Well that's what I did when I was 12. 40 years later in life it's...More

2  Thank DenDen1London
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

A haven of peace and tranquillity in the centre of Surbiton. Lovely. Make more use of it. Nice for a quick stroll and picnic in the Summer. Or just a leg stretch anytime. Natural but cared for. Let's keep loving it!

1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The Wood is a pretty and peaceful little park in the heart of Surbiton, just a short walk from the train station. There's a lawned area ideal for picnics, and a circular walk around the perimeter. There are also lots of blackberries ripe for picking...More

1  Thank Rebecca B
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