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The Common

#10 of 130 things to do in Southampton Features Animals
The Avenue, Southampton, England
+44 23 8083 3605
Review Highlights
Lovely park!

While in Southampton my husband and I went for a run in this park. It was really lovely, with lots... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Huntsville, Alabama
Beautiful natural countryside in the heart of the city

Southampton common along with other parks is one of the cities gems. Well managed but not sterile... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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“paddling pool” (33 reviews)
“open space” (22 reviews)
“green space” (16 reviews)
The Avenue, Southampton, England
+44 23 8083 3605
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While in Southampton my husband and I went for a run in this park. It was really lovely, with lots of people out and about. It was nice to see dogs enjoying the park as well. Wide paths for everyone to share, play areas for...More

Thank sparkopotamus
Reviewed 3 days ago

Southampton common along with other parks is one of the cities gems. Well managed but not sterile, it's a perfect get away from the noise and traffic. Perfect for a picnic or walking the dog.

Thank evildoctornick
Reviewed 4 days ago

I got the Bluestar 1 heading towards Winchester and got off at The Avenue Subway stop, after a short walk I had stumbled upon a small lake with swans and ducks enjoying it and it was very pleasant.

Thank KikitheNerdfighter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location, pet friendly, perfect place to enjoy your walk and appreciate British plants and local birds.

Thank Buddettes_Journey
Reviewed 1 week ago

really lovely to walk, run or bike around, good for dog walking. Nothing spectacular though. Good for picnics or playing games outside

Thank Gemma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful countryside just a stones throw from the bustling city centre, a perfect place to walk, to sit, to relax, to picnic

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Common is a great place for young and old alike. Dog walkers, pushchair and pram pushers, wheelchair wheelers, toddlers, children, cyclists, walkers, runners, sports participants, picnic eaters, music fans, chatterers, meeters, drinkers, diners, bird-watchers, duck feeders, wildlife enthuusiasts, childrens play area climbers and sliders,...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Common is a brilliant place for kids to run around, play football ( or any ball games ) and in todays case fly a kite. I often bring the kids to the common to have a cycle and kick about. Decent size paddling pool...More

Thank brianhoop
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Good place to take younger children as there is plenty of space to play football, cricket and racket games. There is also a park area with swings and slides. You can go and visit the Hawthorns were children can learn about wild life. Also there...More

Thank sarahstelios
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The common is a popular place with families , couples, young people and children . There is a lot to do from taking romantic walsk around the forest to playing in the little park, ball games and picnics all very common.

Thank mw332017
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sally b
Hi I am coming to an event on Saturday with my daughter and grandchildren and wondered if you let me know where is the most convenient parking please? Thank you
2 May 2016|
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