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Wimbledon Common

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Address: Wimbledon, London, England
Phone Number: 020 8788 7655
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Hidden Wimbledon wilderness for the zonked

A beautiful sprawling natural gem awaits the adventurous London visitor in need of a nature hit- handy for those on the south side and less open than Richmond park so great for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful sprawling natural gem awaits the adventurous London visitor in need of a nature hit- handy for those on the south side and less open than Richmond park so great for windier days- homely cafe at the windmill in the middle

Thank OozyWoods
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The Wimbledon common is a very safe, clean forest with plenty of open space for the dogs to let off some steam. The lake is also a great way to introduce your dogs to swimming. Anytime of the year the common is beautiful, in winter it is covered in a blanket of snow, in spring all the flowers are shooting... More 

1 Thank James M
Adelaide, Australia
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560 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We had been the All England Tennis and Croquet Club to take the tour of the tennis stadium. After completing the tour, it was time to walk to Southfields to catch the tube back to central London. Soon after we had left the tennis stadium, we came across Wimbledon Common. The common is so huge that it would be difficult... More 

Thank BigHugh51
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Numerous trails for walking, horse riding or biking. Plenty of walking only trails so you are not disturbed by fast riding bikers. Walk from the Wimbledon Village and get a coffee or tea at the Old Windmill, it takes about 30 minutes, or if more energetic continue on to the old Telegraph Pub. At the Windmill drop into the Rangers... More 

Thank david a
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Stunning place to visit, good walking and lots of area for the kids to run. I always get lost here. Only negative is that in areas where is states to keel dogs on leads people do not. I am a dog lover / owner but theses signs surely must be up for a reason?

Thank Claire F
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

The common is well located and well planned. The landscape is beautifully designed and well kept. In winter, when covered it snow it becomes the play ground to both young and old where you will find the most original snowman designs and traces of snow angels everywhere. Make sure where the appropriate clothing in both winter or summer when you... More 

Thank Didynw
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Where town meets country is the phrase used about the Common and Wimbledon Village. A surprisingly good walk, plenty of space to lose yourself in, perfect for families, couples, dog walkers. A windmill with a cafe is a good destination and a final walk back to the Village for dinner in either the pub, the Italian, the French or The... More 

Thank Sky051
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Love walking for hours in the beautiful area with such great spaces. Feeding ducks, walking dogs and even the odd bird watcher. Pity that bikes are so common in such tranquility

Thank Funinstore
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

It's a vast open space stretching from Putney to Wimbledon to Roehampton and almost Kingston. My favourite bit starts near the windmill where there is a small museum with a Baden-Powell (of scouts fame) angle. The tea rooms are here too - as well as the loos and the car park. Walk a little behind the car park and there's... More 

Thank Kim T
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

People of a certain age wills start humming the wombles theme every time they get to the common, makes me smile every time, really nice pleasant location worth visiting

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