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Bookham Common

Surrey

Type:Natural Feature

The Common, Bookham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT23 3LT

Tel: +44 (0)1306 887485

Bookham Common

About

Ancient commons, mentioned in the Domesday Book, with grassland plains, mighty oak woods and serene ponds

Bookham Commons' varied landscapes, from ancient oak woods to grassland plains and tranquil ponds, support an abundance of wildlife, which can be heard and seen throughout the seasons.

Listen out for tuneful nightingales and warblers in the spring, and in summer look for insects hovering over the ponds. If you're lucky, you may also spot the beautiful, but elusive, Purple Emperor butterfly.

Bookham Commons is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest, and since 1941 the London Natural History Society has been carrying out a survey of the wildlife, making it one of the best recorded and thoroughly studied areas in the country

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Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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