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Nature conservation

Goffs Park Nature Conservation

This site has formal parkland areas, a small golf course and semi-natural habitats. The mixture of grassland, woodland, a large pond and hedgerows, provides habitat for a good range of wildlife in this urban setting.

Plants
  • Birds-foot-trefoil
  • Common knapweed
  • Common spotted orchid
  • Common sorrel
  • Hornbeam
  • Field maple
  • Oak
  • Wood anemone
  • Bluebell
Animals
  • Butterflies
  • Grasshoppers
  • Moorhen
  • Mandarin ducks
  • Green and great spotted woodpecker
  • Nuthatch
  • Tree creeper
  • Sparrowhawk.

Things to do

Combine your visit with the Old Crawley Walk

Help with the maintenance of this site, become a volunteer with Gatwick GreenSpace Partnership.

How to get here

Goffs Park accessed from Horsham Road, Southgate, where there is a car park. It is a short walk from the Town Centre.

Ordnance Survey grid reference:  TQ 262364

Nearest bus stop: Horsham Road, Route 6

Neighbourhood: Southgate