Guides to some of the many interesting and enjoyable walks on Mitcham Common.
See the Find Us page for help getting to Mitcham Common.

Walk 1 – Seven Islands Pond

Walk 1 map - Seven Islands Pond
Time – 23 minutes
Distance – 1.1 miles, 1.8 km
Condition – Flat unsurfaced paths that may be muddy in winter.
Start Point – Ecology Centre car park
Download Walk 1


Walk 2 – Between the tram stops

Walk 2 map - Between the tram stops
Time – 21 minutes
Distance – 1 mile, 1.6 km
Condition – Apart from the railway bridge, all paths are flat but may be muddy in winter
Start point – Mitcham Junction railway station & tramlink
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Walk 3 – Around the ecology centre

Walk 3 map - Around the ecology centre
Time – 20 minutes
Distance – 1 mile, 1.6 km
Condition – Follows flat unsurfaced paths and may be muddy after heavy rain
Start point – Ecology Centre car park
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Walk 4 – Over the hills

Walk 4 map - Over the hills
Time – 30 minutes
Distance – 0.8 miles, 1.3 km
Condition – This is a short walk but much of the route is over unsurfaced paths and fairly steep hills
Start point – Arthur’s pond
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Also of interest:

Natural History

Wildlife and plants in different areas of Mitcham Common

Friends of Mitcham Common

Open to anybody who shares our love of the Common and an interest in maintaining its wildlife

About Mitcham Common

Mitcham Common is one of the most interesting and varied open spaces in South London