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Address: The Avenue, Southampton, England
Phone Number: 44 2380 833605
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Description: This 327-acre wide-open green space in the heart of Southampton is a...
This 327-acre wide-open green space in the heart of Southampton is a designated "Site of Special Scientific Interest" and an excellent venue for picnicking, walking and watching wildlife.
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Nice walking area

This is a great area for a romantic walk or picnic, could even take bread and feed the ducks we always go here when we visit Southampton and take our dogs for a good long walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a great area for a romantic walk or picnic, could even take bread and feed the ducks we always go here when we visit Southampton and take our dogs for a good long walk, nice place well worth going.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

A great open space ideal for a stroll, a jog or just a lie on the grass. Its very near the Cowheards Pub if you fancy a pint and some good pub grub. It has a large shallow paddling pool with play area ideal for kids. Often the venue of fun fairs and lots of other activities especially over the... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

My sister, brother in law and nephew live in Southampton and when we went to visit in June it was a scorching hot day. Perfect place to go for a massive space for ball games, picnic and relaxing in the sun.

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Vung Tau, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The Common is picture perfect. When I visited Southampton's Common the sun was shining, the birds were singing, the grass was green, kids were chasing each other, parents nodding off on the grass and of course the ducks were ducking. It was like something out of a kids story book. For travelers who come from harsher environments (Australia for example)... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Have used the common several times for leisure , dog walking coffee at the cafe , is excellent. Spacious wooded walks,

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A central green space in Southampton. Find everyone from students to spacemen on the Common on a good day. BBQing, drinking, playing. Join them.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A wonderful inner green sanctuary, perfect for a big walk or run while you are in South Hampton. Anitaozo.com

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I dont like when the fair is on the common and it always atracts problems such as fiting and drinking

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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306 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The common is big, very big, There are no shortage of walks and places to sit and relax. Lots of places to kick a ball about. Overall a splendid place to relax and enjoy a few hours.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great anytime to visit, picnic, walk, family games, space to let off steam, enjoy the sunshine. Many events take place here. Education centre. Love the common

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Address: The Avenue, Southampton, England
Phone Number: 44 2380 833605
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton

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