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Directory: Parks, gardens and open spaces: Maryon Wilson Park

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TitleMaryon Wilson Park
SummaryPart of the former Maryon Wilson family estate, this beautifully landscaped park contains both informal open grassland and woodlands - all in a valley setting. Maryon Wilson Park has an animal park with ducks, geese, chickens, goats, pigs, and even a deer enclosure.
AddressThorntree Road
London SE7
AreaCharlton
Map reference
HighlightsThe tours at Maryon Wilson animal park take under two hours and give children the opportunity to feed, stroke and handle the animals. Free public tours are led by the Park Ranger Service. The tours take place during school holidays on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. At other times of the year, public tours are available on Wednesday only. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Interested individuals should meet at 1.30pm at the deer pen. There is a limit of 50 people for each tour, with places allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Private group tours: Except during school holidays, schools, youth groups and other organisations can arrange for private tours for groups of 12 to 50 people by contacting the Park Ranger Service.
Local Nature ReserveMaryon Wilson Park, combined with an area within Maryon Park known as Gilbert's Pit, was declared a Local Nature Reserve in 2005.
Sports and play areasMaryon Wilson Park is part of the Green Chain Walk
Emailparks@royalgreenwich.gov.uk
Telephone020 8921 6885
Further informationRead important information about staying safe in Maryon Wilson Park: http://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/downloads/file/1562/stay_safe_at_maryon_wilson_animal_park
Park friends group informationFriends of Maryon and Maryon Wilson Parks
Secretary: Gulle StubbsEmail: FriendsofMaryonParks@gmail.com
Telephone: 075 9929 9934

The group meets roughly every other month, often at members' houses. New members are welcome.
List of all park 'friends' groups: http://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/parkfriendslist

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