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Gillespie Park Nature Reserve and Islington Ecology

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Hidden gem in my local area

1* for the path by the train tracks and 3* for the beautiful hidden section near the ecology cafe... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2016
jeni8686
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herts, england
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30 seconds from busy urban to tranquil woods ... quirky London ... one of the reasons I love... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2015
Jean K
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5 Nov 2017
“Very well presented nature reserve”
9 Jan 2016
“Hidden gem in my local area”
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I came here about a year ago and thought I spotted a pair of Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers so I thought I would revisit for a longer look. No Woodpeckers this time but I had a longer walk through. The paths are well kept and there...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2016

1* for the path by the train tracks and 3* for the beautiful hidden section near the ecology cafe with two ponds and a little forest. I walk past an entrance to this park every day to get to Arsenal tube. Seeing as I've lived...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

30 seconds from busy urban to tranquil woods ... quirky London ... one of the reasons I love it! Late July there was a patch of lovely orchids next to the trail near the train tracks. Great little local nature respite.

Thank Jean K
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

Lovely place to chill but the flies keep biting you, especially in the summer which makes it unbearable to stay.

Thank Hasan R
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This is a lovely local park and great for the kids, there is alot of green that they can run around on and is dog friendly, there are also a list of animals that you could see.

Thank Ricardo L
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