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220 acres of green space, Clapham Common has often been associated with young professionals who sip champagne and eat salmon out of their wicker picnic hampers. In fact, the park is as diverse as it is vast. Crammed with kite flyers, joggers, cyclists and children it is one of the most popular spaces in South London.

Famed for its music gigs and festivals it is a vibrant destination for summer fun. After a day soaking up the sun in Clapham you can retire to the string of stylish bars and restaurants that line the common.

 

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    Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  26% off
    354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 28 minutes from Clapham Common
    Situated along the River Thames, opposite Battersea Park, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel is the first UK hotel from the Portuguese Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group. The ... More
     
     
     
    Rafayel on the Left Bank Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £91  35% off
    34 Lombard Road, SW11 | 28 minutes from Clapham Common
    Located in Battersea close to the London Heliport with wonderful views of the River Thames the 65-room Hotel Rafayel is a luxury hotel with green credentials. ... More
     
     
     
    Crowne Plaza London-Battersea
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  30% off
    Bridges Court Road, SW11 | 28 minutes from Clapham Common
    Crowne Plaza London-Battersea is uniquely located at 'London's Vertical Gateway." With stunning architecture and state of the art technology, all 70 bedrooms are furnished in a ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Tibetan Peace Gardens
    London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
    Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 3.1 miles from Clapham Common
    Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
     
     
     
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    Serpentine Boating Lake
    London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
    The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London W2 | 3.4 miles from Clapham Common
    Fed by a pure underground spring, and set in the heart of London's gorgeous Hyde Park, the Serpentine Boating Lake is one of the most pleasant ... More
     
     
     
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    Holland Park
    London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
    Holland Park Avenue / Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 3.7 miles from Clapham Common
    Small, pretty park in west London. Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don’t ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road)
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 16 minutes from Clapham Common
    The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house make it one of the most unusual and inspiring in London. 575 Wandsworth Road was ... More
     
     
     
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    Brixton Windmill
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 24 minutes from Clapham Common
    Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ... More
     
     
     
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    Oasis Adventure Playground
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    Larkhall Lane, SW8 | 26 minutes from Clapham Common
    The excellent Oasis Adventure Playground provides supervised adventure play sessions for local children aged 6 to 16 who can zip down the zip wire, ... More
     
     
     
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    South West Four
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th August 2015
    Clapham Common, Windmill Drive, SW4 | 1 minute from Clapham Common
    Now a firm favourite on the London festival calendar, South West Four is back for its 12th year in 2015, welcoming festival-goers to Clapham Common over ...More
     
     
     
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    Eclectic Fridays
    London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 20th February to 25th September 2015 - 7pm
    Gigalum, 7 Cavendish Parade, Clapham Common South Side, SW4 | 7 minutes from Clapham Common
    Eclectic Fridays DJs spin a variety of funk, nu disco, indie and rock music....More
     
     
     
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    Sunday Sessions
    London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 28th December 2014 to 27th September 2015 - 7pm
    Gigalum, 7 Cavendish Parade, Clapham Common South Side, SW4 | 7 minutes from Clapham Common
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    Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Lavender Hill, SW11 | 13 minutes from Clapham Common
    Carrying many of London's best fringe productions, the Battersea Arts Centre is one of the best off-West End theatres and art venues in the capital. A ... More
     
     
     
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    Clapham Comedy Club @ The Bread & Roses
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    Bread & Roses pub, 68 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 | 14 minutes from Clapham Common
    Resident comperes Leanne Scott and Sion James host monthly shows (usually on the first Thursday of every month) in this wonderfully friendly and intimate comedy club ... More
     
     
     
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    Rise of the Idiots @ The Exhibit
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, SW12 | 21 minutes from Clapham Common
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    Moxon's
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    Shop E, Westbury Parade, Nightingale Lane, SW4 | 7 minutes from Clapham Common
    This branch of Moxon's fishmongers is handily placed for anyone using Clapham South underground station. It's a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced sardines, mackerel, plaice fillets ... More
     
     
     
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    M Moen & Sons
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    24 The Pavement, SW4 | 9 minutes from Clapham Common
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    Ginger Pig
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    55 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 10 minutes from Clapham Common
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    Fields
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    2 Rookery Road, Clapham Common, SW4 | 5 minutes from Clapham Common
    An all-day cafe on Clapham Common located next to the skate park on Rookery Road SW4, Fields is the brainchild of Julian Porter, who at the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Rookery
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    69 Clapham Common Southside, SW4 | 6 minutes from Clapham Common
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    glowlounge
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    6 Cavendish Parade, SW4 | 7 minutes from Clapham Common
    The menu mixes excellent coffee and cakes mix with generous and properly tasty breakfast and brunchy items. The smoothies are delicious, if a little overpriced. This ... More
     
     
     
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    Le Club Tricolore
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 11 minutes from Clapham Common
    Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
     
     
     
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    The Wine and Food Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 12 minutes from Clapham Common
    It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 33 minutes from Clapham Common
    The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
     
     
     
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    Oasis Nature Garden
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Larkhall Lane, SW4 | 26 minutes from Clapham Common
    Oasis runs a children's Nature Garden, a karting project and an Adventure Playground all in and around the same corner east of Larkhall Park in Stockwell. ... More
     
     
     
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    Battersea Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 29 minutes from Clapham Common
    Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
     
     
     
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    Brockwell Lido
    London > Leisure >
    Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 34 minutes from Clapham Common
    This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ... More
     
     
     
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    Gigalum
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    7 - 8 Cavendish Parade, Clapham South, SW4 | 8 minutes from Clapham Common
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    The Abbeville
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    67-69 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 10 minutes from Clapham Common
    Clapham locals flock to this excellent gastropub on the weekends, when it's advisable to book a table. They come for the food and also because the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bobbin
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    The Bobbin, 1-3 Lillieshall Road, SW4 | 11 minutes from Clapham Common
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    The King of Ladies Man
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Breakfast Club, 5-9 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 12 minutes from Clapham Common
    Now that enough people have successfully found The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town, accessed via a Smeg fridge in the Spitalfields branch, The Breakfast Club have ... More
     
     
     
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    The Craft Beer Co. Clapham
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    128 Clapham Manor Street, SW4 | 14 minutes from Clapham Common
    With numerous branches in London and further afield, the Craft Beer Co. is an award-winning bar that serves a vast number of speciality beers from independent ... More
     
     
     
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    Dirty Martini, Clapham
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    67 Clapham High Street, SW4 | 15 minutes from Clapham Common
    This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal Hospital Chelsea
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 miles from Clapham Common
    Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
     
     
     
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    Chelsea Physic Garden
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 36 minutes from Clapham Common
    The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
     
     
     
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    National Army Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 37 minutes from Clapham Common
    With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
     
     
     

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    South West Four
    South West Four
    Concerts | Until 30th August 2015 

    Clapham Common SW4 9DE - 0 minute walk from Clapham Common

    Now a firm favourite on the London festival calendar, South West Four is back for its 12th year in 2015, ...More

     
    Sunday Sessions
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2015 

    Gigalum 7 minutes walk from Clapham Common

    Guest DJs spin house....More

    Dirty Martini Bank Holiday Party
    Dirty Martini Bank Holiday Party
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2015 

    Dirty Martini, Clapham 15 minutes walk from Clapham Common

    Dirty Martini Clapham is celebrating its first August bank holiday in style with a special late-night party and an extended ...More

     
    Valhalla
    Theatre | Until 24th October 2015 

    Theatre 503 22 minutes walk from Clapham Common

    As violence sweeps the city, a couple escape to an isolated Nordic research facility. On the brink of discovering a ...More

    Thoroughly Modern Millie
    Theatre | Until 13th September 2015 

    Landor Pub Theatre 22 minutes walk from Clapham Common

    The SDWC Productions version of the musical set in New York in 1922....More

    Sunday Social: What Do I Need To Do To Make It Ok'
    Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2015 

    Pump House Gallery 1.47 miles from Clapham Common

    Visitors are invited to pop by and make their mark on a new creative project held in response to the ...More

    What Do I Need To Do To Make It Ok'
    Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2015 

    Pump House Gallery 1.47 miles from Clapham Common

    Artists Dorothy Caldwell, Saidhbhin Gibson, Celia Pym, Freddie Robins and Karina Thompson present a series of contemporary art pieces which ...More

    Bands Of Reggae
    Concerts | On 30th August 2015 

    Hootananny Brixton 1.58 miles from Clapham Common

    Top reggae bands from across the UK perform....More

    Jamm Carnival Clash
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2015 

    Jamm 1.83 miles from Clapham Common

    Hip hop, garage, house, funk, soul and disco courtesy of Gold Teeth DJs, Future Funk Airlines, About to Blow, Caramello, ...More

    World Woodland Garden
    World Woodland Garden
    Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2015 

    Chelsea Physic Garden 1.84 miles from Clapham Common

    The World Woodland Garden, a new area of the picturesque Chelsea Physic Garden opens in April, creating a half acre ...More

     
     
     
     
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