The remnants and last trace of the broken Scawens family, Carshalton Park is a shadow of its former glory.
However, there is a remarkable grotto built into the valley to one side. Originally it was an intended mansion but fell into disrepair when family fortunes dwindled. Although only visible through a protected grill, the intimate alcoves and rounded chambers are still very distinctive.
The park itself boasts all the essentials, there are vast stretches of green to enjoy spotted with trees.
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Hotels near Carshalton Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from £39 29% off
101 Waddon Way, CR9 | 2 miles from Carshalton Park
Excellent business travel hotel on the outskirts of London with easy access to the city centre, and within walking distance of Croydon's many shopping malls. The ... More
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1 Priddys Yard, CR0 | 2.7 miles from Carshalton Park
Just 15 minutes by train to central London and 20 minutes to Gatwick Airport, this budget hotel in Croydon, south of London, is convenient, clean and ... More
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Church Road, SW19 | 5.4 miles from Carshalton Park
The only Grand Slam tournament to be played on grass, Wimbledon is the favourite of many players and a highpoint of the tennis year. Held at ... More
Entertainment near Carshalton Park
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
3-4 Woodhayes Road, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 4.9 miles from Carshalton Park
Secreted behind high walls in Wimbledon, Southside House is locked in the past. Originally a Tudor farmhouse, little has changed since the renovations completed in 1685 ... More
London > Attractions > Museums
All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Church Road, Wimbledon, SW19 | 5.3 miles from Carshalton Park
Visit the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum for the history and background to the world's favourite tennis tournament and one of the most celebrated venues in London. ... More
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
22-23 Wimbledon Hill Road, SW19 | 4.5 miles from Carshalton Park
This excellent hair and beauty clinic on Wimbledon Hill Road offers the full range of hair and beauty treatments as well as yoga classes. Gina Conway ... More
London > Education > Language Courses
Liongate Enterprise Park, 80 Morden Road, CR4 | 2 miles from Carshalton Park
Linguaphone is one of the most popular and effective ways of learning a language. Listen, repeat understand. That's their slogan, and the technique works very well ... More
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Parchmore Place, CR7 | 3.8 miles from Carshalton Park
This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ... More
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hampton Court Palace, Hampton Court, KT8 | 8.2 miles from Carshalton Park
Travel through over 500 years of rich royal history reflected in the palace's varied and stunning mix of Baroque and Tudor architecture. The winding corridors, lavish ... More