Tag Archives: Kenley Common

Arrival of wheatears and whinchats mark the end of the summer

The weather has turned. And the City Commons Rangers have begun to notice the difference in the wild birds arriving on Farthing Downs, and noted in their latest newsletter. September signifies a change in birdlife with many species on the … Continue reading

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Magnificent seven: City Commons celebrate Green Flag awards

Coulsdon Common, Kenley Common, Farthing Downs and Riddlesdown are among seven open space areas in and around Croydon that are managed by the City of London Corporation and which have won Green Flag status again this year. The City Commons … Continue reading

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There’s mushrooming interest in wildlife on local commons

NATURE NOTES: Winter visitors are eagerly awaited, while City Commons’ guided walks made some fascinating discoveries Winter birds, including redwing and fieldfare, are expected to start arriving on the green spaces in and around Farthing Downs, Coulsdon. These visitors fly … Continue reading

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Help the Commons rangers plan for 10 more years of care

City Commons, the organisation operated by the City of London which manages a selection of green spaces in and around Croydon, is preparing its 10-year management plans, and is seeking input from the public which might influence how it approaches … Continue reading

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Eggcellent Easter Trail, Kenley Common, Apr 18

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City Commons Fires and Food, Kenley Common, Feb 21

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City Commons Fungi Walk, Kenley Common, Sep 22

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Ranger-guided Bat Walk, Kenley Common, Sep 6

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Woodland Adventure Trail, Kenley Common, Aug 2

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Kenley Common Family Open Day, Apr 12

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Kenley Common Open Day, Easter Monday, Apr 2

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Santa’s Reindeer Trail, Kenley Common, Dec 23

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Witchy Woodland evening, Kenley Common, Oct 26

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UnHappy Valley: plans for glamping and festivals at beauty spot

The latest in a series of council consultations about the future of the borough’s parks and open spaces is suggesting that a noted local beauty spot could be handed over to another public body to look after, or that it … Continue reading

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Ranger-guided Bat Walk, Kenley Common, Aug 18

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Enchanted forest self-guided trail, Kenley Common, Aug 18

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Kenley Common Festival of Archaeology, Jul 22-23

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City Commons nature trail, Kenley Common, Jun 1

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Easter trails on Kenley and Coulsdon Commons, Apr 14/17

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Rangers-guided bat walk, Kenley Common, Apr 14

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Meet the Rangers, Kenley Common, Mar 5

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Kenley airfield heritage project makes call for volunteers

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