Wimbledon Common

Windmill Road, Wimbledon, SW19 5NR



Wimbledon CommonFor those who really want to shake off every last vestige of the city and head for an endearing village location, Wimbledon Common is ideal. This huge area of open heath and woodland spreads out over two miles (1140 acres) and is riddled with rambling paths and bridleways. Most of the common has been designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation, which makes it a great place to get well and truly back to nature. Stag beetles, in particular, thrive in the bogs and well-established woods. Near the middle of the common a windmill, dating from 1817, marks the spot where Baden-Powell wrote part of 'Scouting for Boys'. It's now a small museum. Some nice old pubs are dotted around the edge of the common, while Wimbledon Village with its quaint pubs, thriving delicatessens, antique shops and independent boutiques is just a short walk away. This is a great space for a relaxed stroll or a gentle horse-ride but most importantly Wimbledon Common is synonymous with the home of The Wombles - author Elizabeth Beresford's fictional, litter-collecting characters. See if you can spot any...


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Southfields Tube Station
24 minutes walk
Wimbledon Park Tube Station
27 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Wimbledon Railway Station
30 minutes walk

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Wimbledon Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Windmill Road, Wimbledon, SW19 | Same location as Wimbledon Common
For those who really want to shake off every last vestige of the city and head for an endearing village location, Wimbledon Common is ideal. This ... More

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The best pubs near London Wimbledon Common.
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The Crooked Billet
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-15 Crooked Billet, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 21 minutes from Wimbledon Common
In the warm summer months faithful punters from The Crooked Billet buy their pints before crossing the road to drink on the large swathe of grass ... More
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Hand in Hand
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Crooked Billet, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 21 minutes from Wimbledon Common
This great little rustic pub in Wimbledon Village on the edge of the common is a welcoming place with honest bar food - pies are a ... More
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The Swan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
89 Ridgway, Wimbledon, SW19 | 23 minutes from Wimbledon Common
The Swan is a traditional British pub in Wimbledon with a welcoming atmosphere and a menu of British pub food classics like hand-battered fish and chips, ... More

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