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Enjoy the great outdoors this autumn

Published Tuesday, 17 November 2015

The Green Chain is packed with things to do, most of which are free!

This autumn the Green Chain has teamed up with Southeastern trains to promote 12 amazing nature reserves located along the Green Chain Walk.

Easy to get to by train with Southeastern and free to visit, these are special places where you can discover some amazing animals in their natural surroundings - places like Oxleas Woodlands with its woodpeckers and nuthatches, and Sutcliffe Park with a range of birds that include kingfishers, herons and (if you listen carefully) reed warblers.

A free guide and leaflet can be picked up at selected Southeastern stations - just ask at the ticket office for a copy of the free guide.

Councillor Danny Thorpe, the Royal Borough of Greenwich's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Transport, said:

"The autumn is a great time of year to get out and about and to explore the beautiful surrounds and history we have here in Royal Greenwich. If you're looking for things to do then I urge you to make the most of what the Green Chain has to offer."

The events listed above are a snapshot of what's on offer on the Green Chain this autumn. For more information about individual events just click on to the 'What's On' page of the website www.greenchain.com, or sign up to the quarterly events update by emailing events@greenchain.com for great value off peak train tickets visit southeasternrailway.co.uk

ENDS

For more information please contact Mark Budd on 020 8921 5028

For further media information please see our press office contact list at www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/pressoffice

Notes to Editors:

  • The Green Chain is a connected mosaic of 300 parks and open spaces spreading from the Thames riverside, climbing up from the river over Shooters Hill and across to Dulwich Park. There is a network of 50 miles of footpaths that link these open spaces.
  • The Project is funded by the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Royal Greenwich, Lewisham and Southwark.

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