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Nature conservation

Grattons Park Local Nature Reserve

The main habitats found here are broad-leaved woodland, a stream and meadows. Grattons Pond is reached by crossing Grattons Playing Field to the east.

The site is protected by Fields in Trust and is managed as a Local Nature Reserve with the assistance of the Gatwick GreenSpace Partnership.

Plants
  • Bluebells
  • Lesser celandine
  • Wild daffodils
  • Primrose
  • Wild garlic
  • Musk mallow
  • Black knapweed
  • Bird's foot trefoil
  • Common spotted orchid
Animals
  • Great spotted woodpecker
  • Nuthatch
  • Tree creeper
  • Chiffchaff
  • Long-tailed tits
  • Kingfishers
  • Herons
  • Butterflies
  • Bees
  • Grasshoppers

Things to do

Combine your visit with the Grattons Park and Worth Way walk.

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

How to get here

Access is via the car park on St. Mary's Drive, by the railway bridge, or the playing fields at Grattons Drive.

Ordnance Survey grid reference:  TQ 290382

Nearest bus stop: Grattons Drive, route 4 and 5

Neighbourhood: Pound Hill