Wandsworth Common

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A fragmented but well used open space with lakes, grassland and an education centre.

Venue Details & Map

Wandsworth Common

Address
SW12 8PB

Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 17 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Wandsworth Common

5.0 out of 5 24 May 2014
by Laura Kate S.

Acres upon acres of green space. Trees in some parts, fields in others. Paths for running and cycling, spaces dedicated to football and cricket, little ponds for ducks and plenty of space to forget that you're in London. Such a lovely place.more

5.0 out of 5 13 December 2013
by Erica U.

Love this park for the variety of it, there's areas to work out, or people watch, there's a restaurant somewhere, there's a lake, there's a track.. you can do anything here.

Beautiful and well kept with a kids play ground area. really nice.more

5.0 out of 5 8 July 2010
by Matt B.

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

5.0 out of 5 22 May 2010
by Lizzie S.

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

4.0 out of 5 8 May 2009
by David J.

Wandsworth Common is one of London's historic Commons and also a great area of green space.

History

The Manor of Wandsworth and Battersea goes back to the 11th century and the Common was mentioned in the Domesday Book. Like most such land, the Common was an area was set aside which the general population could use under 'common rights' for grazing animals and providing wood for fuel....more

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