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Wimbledon and Putney Commons

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An Oasis Of Tranquility

Ideal if you just want to get away from it all for a few hours. Though it can get very busy you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
A green oasis in London

We visited on Sunday morning. Although the beginning of November, it was warm and pleasant in the... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Ian C
London, United Kingdom
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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...more
Wimbledon, London SW19 5NR, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideal if you just want to get away from it all for a few hours. Though it can get very busy you can easily find a quiet spot for reflection. It's stunning in the summer and equally as stunning in frosty winter mornings. Bring wellies...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We visited on Sunday morning. Although the beginning of November, it was warm and pleasant in the sunshine. Very popular, the car park at the windmill was pretty full with golfers, dogwalkers and people just out to walk in the countryside. It is a tremendous...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 14 October 2018

It is huge and you can walk for miles and easily get lost.There are kinds of trees and grasses. There is also a golf course and a very old windmill which has been converted into a cafe. Pubs are all around the edges near to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melvin B
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful in the summer and winter! Perfect for anything, picnic or a lovely stroll. Canizzaro park is also lovely for tea.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SuzanaD352
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Great place for stretching the legs and good healthy yomp across acres of open country. Plenty of other activities to indulge here with horse riding on offer and two golf courses, one public, one very private. Ornithologists can also enjoy a twitch with bird life...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Beautiful tranquil woodlands. Long walks in dense woods and end up in a lovely old pub like Hand in Hand or Crooked Billet where the food and drink are excellent.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jjcollis
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Who would think there is somewhere so open and beautiful so close to London. The sun was shining . Great day out

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank keepcal
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Well maintained period pub on edge of Wimbledon Common. Several bars area with many nooks and crannies. Older crowd with lots of seating. Nice menu and atmosphere. Recommended !!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mytravelbag2016
Reviewed 31 July 2018

You should enjoy a walk in this place of nature that is both beautiful to behold and relaxing to the mind.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DrJKC
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t resist the opportunity to run on the common when staying in Wimbledon - much publicised common area, conveniently crisscrossed with paths and roads. Some paths clearly marked not for cycles. Variety of grass- some short mown, other areas allowed to grow long. Pleasing natural...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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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
28 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.