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Nature conservation

Broadfield Park Local Nature Reserve

Across the A23 from Tilgate Park, Broadfield Park is set in the grounds of Broadfield House, a Grade II Listed Building dating back to 1830.

Broadfield Park was designated a Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in 2012 and is protected by Fields in Trust. The park includes lakes and ponds, wet woodland, mixed woodland, meadow and parkland.

Plants
  • Wood anemone
  • Wood sorrel
  • Bluebells
  • Foxgloves
  • Marsh marigold
  • Flag iris
  • Daffodils
  • Common spotted orchids
  • Black knapweed
  • Devil’s bit scabious
Animals
  • Nuthatch
  • Great spotted woodpecker
  • Tree creeper
  • Long-tailed tits
  • Coot
  • Moorhen
  • Canada geese
  • Heron
  • Kingfisher
  • Dragonflies
  • Meadow Brown butterfly
  • Grasshoppers

Things to do

Combine your visit with the Broadfield to Bewbush circular walk.

Help to manage this site, become a volunteer with Gatwick GreenSpace Partnership.

How to get here

The park can be accessed either via the A23 or on foot via Vulcan Close. There are also three footpaths directly into the park from Woodmans Hill.

Nearest Bus Stop: Numbers 271, 273 and 773 (Broadfield Park stop)