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Swing with the Squirrels - OK00EE
My first Opencache, located in Kings Wood on the outer edge of Croydon.
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Altitude: 166 m. ASL.
 Region: United Kingdom (UK) > Outer London - South
Cache type: Traditional
Size: Regular
Status: Archived
Date hidden: 05-03-2010
Date created: 05-03-2010
Date published: 05-03-2010
Last modification: 07-04-2012
3x Found
0x Not found
2 notes
watchers 1 watchers
5 visitors
3 x rated
Rated as: Excellent
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Available 24/7  Parking nearby  Listed on Opencaching only  All seasons 

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Description EN

Kings Wood covers some 147 1/2 acres and is on relatively flat ground. May is one of the best months to visit Kings Wood when the ground is covered with Bluebells. There is also a colony of deer in the woods so watch out for them and you may be lucky and spot one or two - I've seen them on a couple of occasions. The wood is very popular with dog walkers so stealth may be required, although this cache is off the beaten track a little.

GPS coverage is patchy, especially as this is near some evergreens which are always providing leaf cover overhead. I've taken several readings on a bright clear day and picked something in the middle. Use your eyes, brain and Geosense too.

There are many footpaths into the woods with ample on-street parking in residential areas. Paths in the woods are fairly level and suitable for children but not for buggies. Be aware that there is a natural pond in the middle of the woods so please keep track of all small children.

There is a set of caches in the woods too - I'm setting Opencaches  here as there are many more places for caches in this wood and I didn't want to ruin my carefully planned X on the map! The Opencaches will not be cross listed.

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