What's On in Jubilee Country Park

Bill Welch, one of our regular walkers, has made illustrated notes of some of the walks on his blog. If you would like a taste of what is to come then follow the links at the bottom of this page or click here. 

Every Friday - Walk 4 Life. 

Walking for Health. Meet at 2pm every Friday at Tent Peg Lane car park, off Crest View Drive, Petts Wood BR5 1BY for a gentle stroll around Jubilee Country Park (and sometimes beyond) lasting approximately 1-1 1/4 hours. Organised by the Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Every Monday



meet every Monday at 10am (excluding Bank Holidays and the month of August) to help with the management of the park and to carry out conservation work under the guidance of Andrew Harby our site manager from idverde for Bromley Council.
The work programme and meeting point can be found on notice boards in the park, on our website www.jubileecountrypark.btck.co.uk, please see the "Volunteer" page, or by calling us on 07976 409743.


Any time -

The Jubilee Nature Trail is now available to download online from this link.  This brochure contains a sketch map of the trail. It is also available from Petts Wood Library, Southborough Library and Beeche Visitor Centre, High Elms Country Park, Farnborough.

Take the Orienteering Challenge. You can download the orienteering leaflet and map for Jubilee Country Park course from the Dartford Orienteering Klubb website at this link

Locations of most meeting points can be found from the 'Locations' page.  

To contact us on the day of the event, please call 07976 409743             

MARCH 2018 

Thurs 8th  Jim Buttress, former Royal gardener, head judge of Britain in Bloom and one of the judges of the BBC Big Allotment Challenge will talk to us about his work as superintendent of the The Royal Parks.  Jim has many tales about the parks and it promises to be a most interesting afternoon.  The talk will start at 2.30pm in the Garden Room, St. Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT.  Refreshments available.  Entry is free but a donation of £3 towards the cost of running the event and the work of the Friends would be welcomed.

Wed 21st   A short AGM following a talk by Emma Pooley, Hedgehog Project Officer for the London Wildlife Trust.  Her talk will explore the ecology of the humble hedgehog whilst looking at some of the challenges the species is facing in the urban environment. She will reveal how the ‘Urban Urchins’ citizen science is aiming to discover more about the status of London’s hedgehogs, and simple things that we can do to improve our area for them.  We will also hear about the progress that is being made in the management of and future plans for Jubilee Country Park from a senior member of idverde, who manage the park for Bromley Council.  The meeting will start at 7:30pm in the Scout Hut, Homemead Road, Bromley BR2 8BB  off Southborough Lane, next to St Augustine’s Church.   Please note the change of venue.  

APRIL 2018 

Sun 29th   ‘A walk through Petts Wood' with Sam Pettman, National Trust Ranger.  Meet at 10am at the underpass on Hazelmere Road, Petts Wood BR5 1PA, grid reference TQ 46682.  A circular walk around Petts Wood looking for bluebells, anemones, rhododendron and other signs of spring. spring. The walk will finish  at 12 noon at the starting point.  Dogs are welcome but must be on leads.                                                          

May 2018

Mon 7th   ‘Petts Wood May Fayre’  We will have our usual stall at the annual May Bank Holiday Fayre in the grounds of the Memorial Hall, Petts Wood Road, Petts Wood BR5 1LA.  Come along between 10am and 4pm for a chat and to buy your summer bedding plants. If you can help with the stall please email us at jubileecountrypark@yahoo.co.uk or call 07976 409743.

Thurs 24th  ‘Shrews and Water Shrews’  Steven Lofting,
Biodiversity Advisor with idverde will tell us about his research on these fascinating little animals.  Meet in the Garden Room of St. Augustine’s Church, Southborough Lane, Bromley BR2 8AT at 7.30pm.  Refreshments available.  Entry is free but a donation of £3 towards the cost of running the event and the work of the
Friends would be welcomed.

Sat 26th  A ‘Mini Bee Bio-Blitz’
will be run by Friends of the Earth & Friends of Jubilee Country Park from 11am to 12noon to celebrate the Great British Bee Count 2018.  Meet in Tent Peg Lane car park, off Crest View Drive, Petts Wood BR5 1LA at 10.30am.

June 2018

Sun 24th  
Visit us at Keston Countryside Day from 2pm to 5pm at Hayes Common, alongside Commonside, opposite the Greyhound Pub BR2 6BP. The Friends of Jubilee Country Park will have a stall at the event which is hosted by the Friends of Keston Common.
A day for all the family to enjoy.  Free entry. 

Sat 30th   ‘Wildflower Walk’
Join us for a walk to see the wildflowers that are in bloom in Jubilee Country Park in June.  Led by John Bruce.  Meet at Blackbrook Lane car park, next to Bromley High School, BR1 2TW at 10am. Please wear footwear suitable for rough or muddy terrain.  The walk will last approximately 2 hours.

Other Events

Local events organised by the RSPB can be found on their website at:



History Walk: by Bill Welch:  April 18                                  
A Stroll round Southborough by Bill Welch:  March 24
Small Mammals by Bill Welch:  February 13

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