Swaines Green

Swaines Green is a 22 acre site on the western side of Epping. It comprises mixed woodland, scrub and open meadow, providing habitat for a wealth of trees, plants, and wildlife.
Come and enjoy the area - we welcome ramblers, dog walkers, school parties, bird watchers and naturalists. There are no opening hours, enjoy it whenever you wish!
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The Friends of Swaines Green

We are a registered Charity with the objective of conserving Swaines Green, working with our partners Epping Forest Countrycare and the Conservators of Epping Forest. We also aim to ensure and promote continued free public access, and encourage scientific research and educational visits.
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Find us

The red markers show access points. There is no car park, please respect local residents when parking on public roads.


The latest news from the Friends of Swaines Green:

  • We have a new bridge

    If you have been cursing the mud when crossing from Lovelock's Meadow into Lower Lincoln's Field, curse no more! There is now a much needed bridge over the little stream.



These are recent sightings of wildlife at Swaines Green. Click here to view a full list or to add your own. Please preface your sightings with the date, time and weather.

  • Roger on Sightings05 June 2018 1345-1600 - Moorhen 2 (unfledged juveniles), Red Kite 1, Woodpigeon 51, Feral...
  • Roger on Sightings03 May 2018 - count of singing males: Blue Tit 2, Great Tit 6, Chiffchaff...
  • Roger on Sightings26 Feb 2018 1600-1700 - 2 Mallard, 3 Buzzards, 31 Woodpigeons, 9 Carrion Crows, 2...
  • Roger on Sightings28 Feb 2018 1600-1700 - snow cover, ice day - 1 Little Owl, 1 Buzzard,...
  • Roger on Sightings25 Jan 2018 pm. - 36 Linnets, 1 male Brambling


Please note the date of the next May Fayre:
Saturday 4th May 2019.

Our Partners...

Our Sponsors

Our heartfelt thanks to these companies whose support is much appreciated: