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

 

The following Wandsworth 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):

- Walking for Health - Wandsworth

- Wandsworth U3A

*Battersea Park
Size (acreage)200
Overview

'Battersea Park is a large (83 hectares/200 acres) Victorian park, built between 1854 and 1870. It was formally opened in 1858. A major programme of work has recently been completed to restore and refurbish many of the Victorian and Festival of Britain elements of the park. There is much to enjoy in this Green Flag Award winning park including ... a grand one-kilometre riverside promenade.'

Description from

Friends of Battersea Park

*Clapham Common
Overview

'One of London's largest open spaces, measuring 87 hectares, situated between Clapham, Battersea and Balham.'

Description from

Friends of Clapham Common

*Hammersmith Fulham and Wandsworth Ramblers
Overview

'As our name suggests, most of our members live in either the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, or the London Borough of Wandsworth. We offer a great selection of walks every weekend - and often midweek too. Many of these are open to the public, and you will find them here, for up to two months in advance ...'

*Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium
Size (acreage)47
Overview

'Stands on a beautiful site, surrounded by Wimbledon Common, covering 47 acres. Established in 1891 and as a crematorium in 1938 it has two service chapels and an extensive Garden of Remembrance.'

Description from

Parks&Gardens

See also

Putney Vale Cemetery [The Victorian Web] | Putney Vale Cemetery [Wikipedia]

*Tooting Commons
Size (acreage)240
Overview

'With 92 hectares (221 acres), Tooting Common is the largest of our open spaces. The common is managed with the aim of keeping much of its natural character ... Tooting Bec Common and Tooting Graveney Common, together with Streatham Green are the remains of common land that once stretched as far as Mitcham. An avenue of trees marks the former boundary line between the two commons, now to all intents and purposes one.'

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Wandsworth Council

*Wandsworth Common
Size (acreage)175
Overview

'Wandsworth Common has many features similar to Tooting Common, including strong involvement from local users. Its 73 hectares (175 acres) contain ecological and ornamental areas, sports pitches, tennis and bowling, a lake (fishing in season, membership required), trim trail and children's playground.'

Description from

Wandsworth Council

*Wimbledon and Putney Commons
Size (acreage)1140
Overview

'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.'

Putney Sculpture Trail
Overview

'Features a total of nine near life-sized figurative sculptures and is believed to be unique to London. It was installed in the summer of 2008, but began life much earlier. Some 20 years before nationally recognised sculptor Alan Thornhill donated the sculpture "Load" to the people of Putney which was installed close to Putney Bridge ...'

Description from

Wandsworth Council

Wandsworth Walk
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'A walk of 4½ - 6½ miles from Clapham Junction Station including some of the Wandle Trail.'

Description from

Janet Digby London Footprints

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