Horton Country Park LNR
Designated site name: Horton Country Park LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Fringe Type:  
County: SURREY Natural England Area Team: Thames Valley (LNR)
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Date of Declaration: 08/12/2004 Declaring Authority: Epsom And Ewell Borough Council
Area (Ha): 152.32 Grid Reference: TQ 192 627
Owned By:  Epsom & Ewell Borough Council Managed By:  Epsom & Ewell Borough Council
Location: Horton Lane, Epsom. KT19
How to get there: Please check how to get to the LNR e.g. Using Traveline Traveline website or phone 0871 200 22 33 (chargeable call)

Horton Lane off the main B280 Christ Church Road. Epsom
Train: Epsom or Chessington South stations.

Visitor facilities: We advise you to check information about the current visitor facilities before you go to the LNR e.g. through the local authority or managing body's website.

What to see: The Country Park has an assortment of distinctive habitats ranging from Ancient Woodland to open grassland, and finally the various large and small ponds.
There are many species of trees and other plants, which provide habitats for a number of mammal, bird and insect species. The Country Park holds many wildlife treasures, such as bluebell woods and the Green Woodpecker, the symbol of Horton Country Park. Throughout the summer, an abundance of butterflies is to be found among the varied grasses and flowers. Look out for Roe deer in the meadows and Heron on 'Meadow Pond'

Volunteer and 'Friends': For information about volunteering and 'Friends' groups, please contact the manager and see teh local authority or managing body's website.
Contact the local authority or owner of the LNR for further information - e.g. through the Local authority website.

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