Oxleas Wood Apiary

Oxleas Wood Apiary

Jan 24, 2018 | No Comments

The Oxleas Wood Apiary is to be found tucked in behind the gabled wall of the terraced garden of the now demolished Jackwood House (off Castle Woods Lane).  Comprising at the height of the beekeeping season around 30 or so hives, the Apiary offers courses in practical beekeeping, Queen rearing, and workshops in traditional straw […]

The Green Chain | Section 6 Oxleas Wood to Mottingham

The Green Chain | Section 6 Oxleas Wood to Mottingham

Apr 24, 2012 | No Comments

This section is not too hard, it follows the Capital Ring. From Oxleas Wood (where the path joins with section 3) you follow rough paths and tracks through Shepherdleas Wood. At Shepherdleas Wood you turn right to go to Eltham Park North and then Mottingham. If you turned left at Shepherdleas Wood you would follow […]

Oxleas Green Chain Walk Summary

Oxleas Green Chain Walk Summary

Apr 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

Oxleas Wood is part of a large woodland including Jack Wood, Castle Wood and Shepherdleas Wood. Today Oxleas is a very impressive ancient woodland, dominated by tall oak trees, with an understorey of hazel and sweet chestnut. It is actively managed for nature conservation and is reckoned by ecologists to be one of the most […]

The Oxleas Wood Cafe

The Oxleas Wood Cafe

Apr 22, 2012 | 19 Comments

The Oxleas Wood Cafe is Nestled at the top of Shooters Hill in South London, overlooking a panoramic view of the Kent borders. They pride themselves on providing a first class service to their customers, whatever their requirements and always with a friendly smile. Visit their website here. http://oxleawoodcafe.info/   If you have a review […]