Streatham Common is a large open space at the southern tip of Lambeth. It offers amazing views and has areas of woodland, grassland, wild flower meadows and a picnic area. It also contains The Rookery, a small and enchanting formal garden.
There are many different facilities available to both casual visitor and regular user at Streatham Common, including a popular café, children’s playground and paddling pool. The common is also used for fairs and events during the summer and autumn.
Wildlife features include the largest areas of both acid grassland and woodland in Lambeth. The common is a popular place for walking, jogging and sports as well as being an important stop on the Capital Ring, a long-distance circular walking route that goes around Greater London.