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Explore Berwick Glades
(Average user rating: 4 unrated 3.2/5)

pike lane, 18th oct 07Formally farmland, this small site with its planted glades and wildflower meadows, provides excellent views of the Ingrebourne Valley, especially towards Hornchurch and Elm Park.  A real vista to recharge the batteries!

It is a well connected site too with public footpaths linking it to both Hornchurch and Berwick Woods. Just over the River Ingrebourne via a pedestrian bridge, is Hornchurch Country Park and the Ingrebourne Marshes. 

Parking is available at Berwick Woods, just a short walk from Berwick Glades.

 To download a map of Berwick Glades please click here.

What do other visitors say?

4 Stars 4 Stars

i find this area has an excellent level of biodiversity, although recently this has been marred by scramblers riding in this area.

roger, 16/Oct/2016

We are aware of this issue and are investigating ways in which we can tacle this behaviour. We would advise anybody witnessing motorcycles or quads to call 101

Forestry Commission Response
3 Stars 3 Stars

Nice walks but rubbish all over the car park and in the wooded area loads of tin cans and rubbish.

Terry, 23/May/2016

Hi Terry. The Forestry Commission does not manage the car park and woodland adjacent to Berwick Glades. I will pass your comments onto Tarmac who manage the car park and Berwick Woods. Scott - Community Ranger

Forestry Commission Response
5 Stars 5 Stars

This is a nice open space and it is hard to believe you are on the edge of London, with the adjoining Hornchurch Country Park and Ingrebourne Hill you can have a good couple of hours walking here. It is a shame that it is difficult to cycle or walk to nearby Belhus Woods. The traffic zooms along the aveley road making cycling a bit daunting and there does not seem to be any footpaths. Are there any plans to connect these open spaces or is there anything an individual can do to campaign for a link?

Tony, 5/Jan/2016

Hi there - thankyou for your comments about Berwick Glades. We are pleased you enjoyed the links to Hornchurch Country Park and are working with other organisations to increase access between the network of greenspaces in the local area.

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Last updated: 10th August 2016

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What's Here?

  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Viewpoint

Location

OS Grid ref: TQ544840
Postcode: RM13 9EJ

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Contact

Community Ranger

01708 642964
thameschase@­forestry.gsi.gov.uk
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