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Wimbledon Common

#390 of 1,651 things to do in London Features Animals
Wimbledon, London SW19 5NR, England
+44 20 8788 7655
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Amazingly well preserved park for joggingg

Stayed here for a week and jogged almost everyday. Wildlife seem well kept, bushes are thick and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joe S
via mobile
Vast and beautiful

Wimbledon Common consists of forests and grass lands. It stretches miles and miles in circumference... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
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The Commons offer 1,140 acres of calm and tranquillity in the midst of the urban surroundings of Wimbledon, Putney and Kingston-upon-Thames. Recognised as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation, the Commons are made up of woodland, scrubland, heathland and grassed recreation areas, along with 40 acres of playing fields, a golf course and nine ponds. Home to an incredible variety of bird, animal and plant life, the Commons are open to the public 24 hours a day throughout the year
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Wimbledon, London SW19 5NR, England
+44 20 8788 7655
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a week and jogged almost everyday. Wildlife seem well kept, bushes are thick and makes you feel like you are in a nature sanctuary when you aren't really far from the towns and city.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Wimbledon Common consists of forests and grass lands. It stretches miles and miles in circumference and has so many different places to explore including two golf courses.

Thank Aidanreith
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I definitely recommend a walk through the common and Cannizaro Park during the Spring or Summer. Such a beautiful location. The park is full of the most exquisite fauna and flora you can imagine, so make sure to take a good camera! Also wear footwear...More

Thank RaspberryBon89
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Just love this park ! We did around 8km and like many walks before we always find something new or interesting and after we popped to great Windmill Tearoom cafe for some soup or hot drinks. Highly recommend this place for everyone !

1  Thank Yvona M
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We love this common, it has everything you could ask for. Peggy can run, leap, chase, swim and even play hide & seek to her hearts content. Parking is ok if not at the night of Summer and there is a good cafe to get...More

1  Thank Mark E
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I live very close to Wimbledon Common and I love it. I often go running through the wooded areas and watching the area where change with the seasons brings new surprises each year. There is a huge array of wildlife from the terrapin invaders in...More

Thank teepeeldn
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I love the Wimbledon Common. You can have a lovely stroll and take in some fresh air. There is also a park for kids to play in!

1  Thank freddiemgreen
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect place to take your family for a day out and for cycling as there are designated cycling routes. My favourite place in London especially in the summer time.

Thank mesopotamia2015
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Go there to find out what an unspoilt London would have looked like! Acres of woodland and scrub - walkers and horses welcome. You feel you are no where near the centre of london. Smattering of lovely pubs near by mean you can get a...More

Thank S B
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

It's not quite in the city, but it's close enough! A great place to be in the great outdoors. It feels like you are in the countryside, but you are only a few miles from London. Lots of places to explore. I commonly get lost...More

Thank iainstevo
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29 June 2015|
Response from Angela E |
The car park closes at dusk. From 31 October through to March, it will close at 5pm
29 June 2015|
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Response from Sheepieju | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Surely this can be answered by facility? All I can advise as long time ago I went now..and don't live near.. Enjoy whatever - great area.