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“Walking on the Commom”
Review of The Common

The Common
Ranked #11 of 130 things to do in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed October 28, 2012

nice to walk thru. but there was too many irresponsible dog owners who didnt clean up after their animals. and bike riders who just whizzed dangerously past you.

Thank Motherbear1956
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

We often walk the dog on the Common, and every time we go there is always a different route to take, last time we explored the Old Cemetry( dog was kept on lead) and we enjoyed the tranquility.

Thank POLLY0655
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

Very good on fine days, large area to walk but you need to watch out for dog poo, owners are not very good at picking it all up! Plenty of ducks to feed but they do get overfed and by lunchtime they are not very enthusiastic for food. The playground is good for a range of ages and my grandchildren love the paddling pool in the summer

Thank murphpop
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Reviewed September 14, 2012

I go to the common nearly every day with my dog Frankie. It is a lovely green space which is great for walks. The local dog walkers are respectful and the common is very clean with many bins for dog waste. There are lots of places with water for dogs who like to swim and plenty of big open spaces for playing fetch. The only times that I would not recommend it are over bank holidays when the fair comes to town. Then it becomes a giant rubbish dump, after having to wrestle many chicken bones and bits of disposable barbecues away from my dog, which was stressful. Other wise its a great place to be :)

Thank Inkylady
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Reviewed August 31, 2012

a great place for a long walk and fresh air, and its quite handy for a trip to the cowherds to rest and recouperate

Thank James R
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