Clapham Common on the Visit London Blog
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- Ben and Jerry’s Sundae on The Common 2010
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- Attraction Facilities
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
Parks and Commons are an essential part of London life, especially if you live in a flat or apartment. Clapham is a very well maintained space with active community groups (the Friends and the Association) who do much to keep the Common available to everyone.
The Bandstand in the centre has been restored and a great cafe sits right next to it. Expect to share your cappuccino with dog walkers...more
Fireworks on Clapham Common - bring it on! Best FREE way to celebrate the weird tradition of foiling Guy Fawkes plot to blow up parliament.
We got there early and had a very dirty hot dog and chips. After we stuffed these delights down our gobs and debating whether or not to get a light-ee up sword we noticed the q for the food had grown to a size which would scream at us "I'm a long long...more