So many beautiful trees, small and large, to discover within a large city park
Battersea Park comprising some 80 hectares of land has a very good selection of trees to find out more about.
Roy is a renowned botanist specialising in plant-lore and also president of the SLBI, as well as the author of Vickery’s Folk Flora.
NB Participants are limited to the numbers currently permitted by the government regarding social distancing, presently 6 people at 1+ metres, should that change we will update the ticket availability.
Roy will not be wearing a mask for audio reasons i.e. so that he can be heard, but will be happy to should any participant prefer him to.
NB: Toilets are available, walking is mostly on tarmac paths, but can be adapted to suit particpants’ mobility.
Tickets: Donation only please
The SLBI is a registered charity for botanical education. It supports people of all ages and backgrounds in learning about plants. By making a donation with your booking you will help to sustain our work with school children, families and the wider community. As a small charity, any amount you can give, large or small, will be warmly appreciated and make an enormous difference. Thankyou.
Meet at the entrance closest to Albert Bridge. Nearest station is Battersea Park, from where you will need to walk through the park to the get to the meeting point. Buses from Clapham Junction also stop near the meeting point.
Roy Vickery, Roy’s website
Photo: Cabbage palm, Cordyline australis.