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Westminster Ponds

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Address: 696 Wellington Road South, London, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 519-451-2800

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A Hidden Gem Within The City

For new comers, it's best to stop at the Tourist Bureau on the east side of Wellington Street (just north of Southdale Road next to the firehall). You'll be able to get trail... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 7, 2016
Larry S
London, Canada
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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My daughter had a field trip here. It was a great place to learn about water and how we use it. They have amazing trails that you can walk and the views are beautiful. Is an amazing place in the city to go and reconnect with nature

Thank Joy H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I've lived in London for nearly 20 years now and I'm still shocked to hear lifelong Londoners say they have never been to the Ponds, or don't know where it is. This is truly a gem right in the heart of the city that should be explored by everyone. When you walk the trails into the Ponds, it is shocking... More 

Thank Jo-Anne B
London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Westminster Ponds is literally a slice of paradise in the heart of the City, with its three ponds and several walking trails, one can spend hours there. Living in London and nearby Westminster Ponds we go there frequently for a walk through the woods or to simply sit and look out over the ponds. There are some spots in the... More 

1 Thank Gerrits-of-London-86
London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

For new comers, it's best to stop at the Tourist Bureau on the east side of Wellington Street (just north of Southdale Road next to the firehall). You'll be able to get trail guides there, as there are numerous trails throughout the park. One of the trail entrances is right behind the Tourist Bureau. The trails are fairly easy to... More 

1 Thank Larry S
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

It's a very interesting place. A green spot in the city. You can take different trails through the woods and also around the beautiful ponds. There is a lot of colorful flowers, birds. It's a very quiet place. It's a great place for taking nice pictures of the nature. I recommend it. RomanP

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London, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

This is actually an attractive site given the well worn trails and the numerous alternative trails that can be followed - it would be especially interesting with fall colours. The site has one major shortcoming: the lack of directional signage. On my last visit, I had 3 people who were completely lost and could not determine the right path to... More 

4 Thank A M
London, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

Well marked and maintained paths circumnavigate the ponds. There is a parking lot near Tourism London on Wellington Street and a good place to start a walk through the woods. They are especially beautiful in the fall when the maples turn a riot of colour. Generally easy hiking some sections can get quite muddy after a rain. The pond always... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

You'd never even know this is here from driving by. But just off busy Wellington St. is a lovely nature walk in around this set of ponds. There are plenty of interpretive signs and the walks vary from amibitious to leisurely. The path is well marked and level.

2 Thank Elizabeth W
London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

What a beautifull spot in the middle of the city to explore nature, dress accordingly, take ur time and enjoy the scenery their is wildlife in here so take a stick with u, be ready to be awed at the things u will c

1 Thank tom z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2015

We go to Westminster Ponds a few times every year. It's a great place to visit when he need to escape the craziness of urban life. Everything slows down. You can enjoy the natural surroundings. The traffic noise almost fades away. And wildlife is still visible. It's a real gem.

Thank Robert W

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