Claybury Woods and Park covers almost over 70
hectares, containing an ancient area of oak and hornbeam woodland
(18 hectares) locally renowned for its variety of woodland spring
flowers, including bluebells, veteran trees and fungi.
The park (formerly private estate of the
former Claybury Hospital, which is now the gated housing estate,
Repton Park) was initially arranged by famous landscape designer
Sir Humphrey Repton, during the 18 Century.
What you can find
The park is made up of extensive meadows,
wildlife ponds, wetland areas, managed scrub land and many
ancient/veteran trees, the site being managed for nature
For cyclists, horse riders and pedestrians the
surfaced path provides a green traffic free route, linking the
north west of the borough with Fairlop.
A natural play area, woodland art trail and
outdoor gym are the latest attractions. A waymarked nature trail
has already been established with corresponding leaflet.
Please click on Claybury Woods
Brochure below for a downloadable versions of the walks
leaflet to follow the nature trail (3hrs round trip at a casual
pace) and for more general information of the site.
Events and how to get here
Find Claybury Woods and Park
Closest underground: Fairlop, Woodford
Nearest bus routes: 169, 275
Please note: entry to the park for wheelchair users
is by way of Radar Key only. Users wanting to take fixed prams into
the park may have difficulty doing so.
Claybury Woods and FSC certification
Ownership of Claybury Park has now been transferred to the
London Borough of Redbridge and the ancient woodland has achieved
Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification. FSC
certification demonstrates that Claybury Park is being managed
The UK Woodland Assurance Standard forms the basis under which
woods and forests in the UK obtain their FSC status. This is
a voluntary forest certification standard that was developed in
conjunction with numerous forestry and conservation groups such as
the Forestry Commission, the Woodland Trust and the RSPB.