A fragmented but well used open space with lakes, grassland and an education centre.
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My favourite park in London, although that is a biased opinion as it is right outside my front door. Wandsworth Common is great for those rare summer days in London, there are wide open spaces, shade under the trees and a duck pond, need I say more!
The Common is quieter and more relaxed than its Clapham cousin which adds to the charm. The relaxed feel can fool into into believing you are...more
Still my favorite park in London for a lazy afternoon reading comics on the world-famous elephant blanket. This park has wide open spaces, leafy shaded areas, a pond full of ducks and swans, and a generally peaceful atmosphere. It's also just plain gosh-durned pretty.
Sure it's more yummy mummies than cool kids, but sometimes the park shouldn't feel like a scene. Also, there is plenty of...more
Oh my summer God!
When it be hot, you want to leave the sweltering city, but too lazy to venture too far, Wandsworth Common is perfect.
We got off the train and oohed and aahed over the little picturesque village, walked right across the street and plopped down in the park. It's that close, none of your crazy Richmond park ages from the station nonsense.
Full of people, kids, dogs,...more
Entering with pitchers of Pimms and exiting with pink shoulders, Wasndworth Common was the perfect place to while away the nicest day of 2010 thus far.
Of all the commons, this one tops them all. It was as low key and laid back as a Sunday morning, which was grand after the park I had been in earlier (I'm looking at you London Fields) had been turned over in an uproar by a shooting and a...more
No one can complain the London doesn't have enough green spaces. This has to be the most perfect picnic spot, place to have a kick around or just while away a sunny day. It's not Richmond park so you're not going to find deer, you'll mainly see dogs but you will find ice cream vans, shady spots for the fair skinned to shelter under, a great pond with swans geese and ducks. there was even a...more