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Wimbledon and Putney Commons

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So varied. Alas no Wombles.

Open grassland, ponds and wooded walks, so much rural to see, so close to London's west end... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MartinHomeAndAway
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Breadth of Tranquillity

I was solo travelling in London for a little while and decided to make my way out to Wimbledon for... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2019
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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
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I walked on Easter Saturday from Wimbledon station up through the village, into the Common as far as the Windmill tea room which was closed. It was nice to stretch our legs, but there is a very noticeable lack of signage. There really should be...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Open grassland, ponds and wooded walks, so much rural to see, so close to London's west end. Parking in certain areas, public transport/busses pass by. Early Autumn colours are stunning. Beware of the Golf course/balls. Try to find the Windmill! Plenty of trees for kids...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MartinHomeAndAway
Reviewed March 5, 2019

I was solo travelling in London for a little while and decided to make my way out to Wimbledon for a day trip. After a quick bite at a local I walked over to the commons. It had rained quite a bit earlier in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank laurenmtravels
Reviewed February 27, 2019

What a wonderful little hike through the commons we had! It was a sunny day and a Sunday! Everyone was out for the fresh air and sunshine with tons of doggies running around. We walked through before and after the Sunday Roast at a nearby...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CourtneyCoco11
Reviewed November 14, 2018

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
Thank conorc9
Reviewed November 4, 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 October 14, 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 October 2, 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 September 26, 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
1  Thank Griff1893
Reviewed August 27, 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
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twit502015
June 29, 2015|
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Response from Angela E |
The car park closes at dusk. From 31 October through to March, it will close at 5pm
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twit502015
June 28, 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.
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