Waterlea Meadow Local Nature Reserve

This valuable wildlife site located in Furnace Green contains important flood meadow, wetland, hedgerow and woodland habitats. Waterlea Meadow is protected by Fields in Trust.

  • Watercress
  • Water mint
  • Tufted vetch
  • Bird’s-foot trefoil
  • Cuckoo flower
  • Red campion
  • Alder
  • Blackthorn
  • Wild rose
  • Roe deer
  • Foxes
  • Moorhens
  • Frogs
  • Dragonflies
  • Kingfisher
  • Heron

Things to do

Combine your visit with a Circular walk around Furnace Green.

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

How to get here

This site can be accessed from Norwich Road or Waterlea, Furnace Green.

Ordnance Survey grid reference: TQ 287363

Nearest bus stop: Furnace Parade, numbers 2, 272 and 273

Neighbourhood: Furnace Green