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! Merton KEY

The Category Merton is a subset of London (South).


The following Merton Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Merton U3A

- Walking for Health - Merton

*Merton Nature Reserves

'We have declared a number of sites in Merton as local nature reserves (LNRs). We work with English Nature to select sites, and tend to focus on land recognised as being of importance for nature conservation interest, with open access for the public and either existing or potential value for environmental education.'

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Merton Council

*Mitcham Common

Four 'Suggested Walks' around the Common. Within the Map 'click on the place names to find out more about each area'.

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Mitcham Common Conservators

*Morden Hall Park

'Rain or shine the Park always looks inviting and magical especially if you can get here early in the morning before everyone else does. Explore the park to discover the many views of the old buildings that were part of the Hatfeild family's country estate. Many of the buildings are not open to the public as they are tenanted to raise valuable income for the park.'

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National Trust

*Wimbledon and Putney Commons
Size (acreage)1140

'Wimbledon Common is a large open space in Wimbledon, south-west London, totalling 460 hectares (1,140 acres). There are three named areas: Wimbledon Common, Putney Heath, and Putney Lower Common, which together are managed under the name Wimbledon and Putney Commons. Putney Lower Common is separated from the rest of the Common by about 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres) of built-up area of southwest Putney.'

Mitcham Cricket Green Audio Trail
Distance (miles)2

'Download the trail and use it as you take a guided walk to learn more about the history and heritage of Cricket Green. The audio trail includes recordings of local people who help bring the area to life.'

The Nelson Trail [Merton]
Distance (miles)3

'While most visitors to London see Nelson atop his column, a small journey outside central London to the Borough of Merton can provide a more meaningful glimpse into Nelson's life. Here there are a number of locations associated with Admiral Horatio Nelson – including churches, parks and other buildings – including the site of Merton Place – the only home he ever owned – though sadly it is now gone ...'

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Merton Council

Town Trails: Ten Guided Walks in Wimbledon, Merton Park, Morden and Mitcham

'The Wimbledon Society Museum Press has had the bright idea of reviving the old Town Trail leaflets. They have, on behalf of that Society and our own, republished them as a single pocket-sized, spiral-bound booklet. And they have added a new one – the Bishop Gilpin Trail ...'

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Merton Historical Society

Wimbledon to Kingston Walk
Distance (miles)9

'Wimbledon Common, Richmond Park, and the Thames Path.'

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Saturday Walkers Club

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