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Windmill DriveClaphamLondonSW4 9DE
Events at Clapham Common
Clapham Common is big and green and *there.* Smack in the middle of busy streets and tube stations there is a slight oasis of calm. But I hesitate to give it more than 3 stars as when compared to Battersea Park, Wandsworth Common, or Wimbledom Common (all nearby) it comes up short. Also, it hosts big festivals and then turns to mud and fills the buses and tubes of the region with really...more
Clapham Common holds a dear place in my heart as I used to walk across it twice a day as a child. Now as a grown up, moved away from home, I always visit Clapham Common when I am in London. With two playgrounds, a dog free area, a paddling pool and two cafes it is frequented largely in the day by mums and their young kids, but the festivals, large open spaces, skate park, tennis courts and two...more
A beautiful green space in Clapham. There's grass, ponds, gazebos, places to picnic, trees to hide under, the works. And there's always some sort of entertainment happening here, from concerts to food festivals.
It is a giant park and you'll find yourself wandering forever, only to realise you're now halfway through and have to walk at least the same amount to find a bus or a tube to get...more
One of London's great open spaces, no summer is complete without at least one day spent sunning yourself on the common. This is a much more open and unrestricted space compared to many of London's parks but then it is a common, which has different laws governing it and is, by definition, supposed to be freely accessible at all times. With Clapham Old Town and High Street nearby there are...more
This park is the jewel of the area. It's a middle class cliché with people working out in the mornings, stay-at-home mums taking their kids out to play later on during the day, ladies who lunch and generally people who can afford to live there and love the area.
There's usually something going on - good luck finding a spot on sunny days.
Also if you go, dress up & wear something trendy,...more
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