Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park

Situated in the heart of Greenwich Millennium Village alongside the River Thames, Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park is a beautiful urban oasis and green space which is home to a fascinating variety of wildlife. Created in 2000 as part of an extensive regeneration scheme, the Park has been owned by the Land Trust since 2011. The Conservation Volunteers manage the day to day running of the park through 2 park wardens and a team of dedicated volunteers.
As well as two large lakes, fed by water from a chalk borehole, the Park contains a mosaic of different habitats including shingle beach, wild flower meadow, marsh, willow woodland, alder carr and smaller ponds and streams. These habitats play host to an amazing range of plants and animals, including nationally rare moth and bee species.
The park is also a tranquil oasis for people to discover and enjoy, whether taking a healthy walk, relaxing in beautiful surroundings or choosing from a wide range of organised activities including seasonal events, pond dipping and bug hunting days and school holiday activities. When the park is closed to the public, school groups visit to enjoy an inspiring, hands-on experience of nature. Volunteering programmes include regular practical workdays to manage the habitats in the park, a Volunteer Officer scheme to provide valuable work experience, an urban ranger weekend volunteer scheme and employee action days for corporate teams.

Park Facilities

Dog Free Area
Ecology Centre
Education Centre
Events
Nature Reserve
Nature Walks
Picnic Area
Pond
Public Transport Links
River
Toilets
Visitor Centre
Walking Routes
Wildlife
Wildflower Area
Woodlands

Events

From: 05.05.2019 - To: 05.05.2019

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Ecology park before the city wakes up and celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day with an early morning birdwatching walk around the urban oasis of Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park, 6.30am to 8.30am. Listen to birdsong on our guided birdwatching tour with local experts and enjoy tea and toast in the gatehouse afterwards. Suitable for adults and older, accompanied children. No booking necessary unless you are a group of 8 or more. Contact Joanne Smith or Tony Day for more details on 0208 2893 1904 or at gpep@tcv.org.uk
www.tcv.org.uk/greenwichpeninsula

From: 31.03.2019 - To: 31.03.2019

A frogtastic free fun day to celebrate all things amphibian at Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park with special guests, Froglife! There will be a host of free frog-themed activities from 11am to 3pm, including pond dipping, a Meet the Amphibians session, toadly awesome quiz trails and a fun Good Pond Bad Pond workshop. With Froglife's Toad Virtual Reality Experience, you can become a virtual toad and travel through a toad tunnel to your pond. You can also paint a frog habitat house to take home for your garden or community greenspace.
Free entry and free activities. Suitable for all ages from child to adult. There will also be a barbecue (no frogs!), refreshments, second hand book stall, froggy raffle and gift stall. No booking required. All under 10s must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Joanne Smith or Tony Day for more details on 020 8293 1904 or at gpep@tcv.org.uk
www.tcv.org.uk/greenwichpeninsula

Green Flag
Award Winner
Managing Organisation
The Conservation Volunteers
Contact
Joanne Smith
Telephone
0208 293 1904