TQ2668 : Morden Hall Park

taken 2 years ago, near to Morden, Merton, Great Britain

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Morden Hall Park
Morden Hall Park
A bridge carrying a path across a stream in Morden Hall Park. This image was taken on a weekend in early January. Plenty of people were out enjoying the winter sunshine.

The path forms part of the Wandle Trail, and also part of National Cycle Network route 20.
Morden Hall Park

This tranquil National trust amenity is a former deer park is one of the few remaining estates that lined the River Wandle during its industrial heyday.

The river meanders through the park creating a haven for wildlife while the snuff mills, which generated the park's fortunes, still survive - with the western mill having been renovated into a learning centre.

A much-loved rural idyll, the park lies in a built-up area, and some of the surviving estate buildings are used as workshops by local craftspeople and artisans LinkExternal link

Wandle Trail

The Wandle Trail is a 12.5-mile (20 km) walking and cycling trail that follows the River Wandle from Croydon to Wandsworth in south-west London.

National Cycle Network route 20

National Cycle Network route 20 will, once completed, link Wandsworth in south London with Brighton. It will be 45 miles long. The sections between Wandsworth and Carshalton, and between Crawley and Brighton, are already completed.

More information is avaialble from Sustrans: LinkExternal link

The National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network is a network of cycle routes. It was created by the charity Sustrans LinkExternal link (Sustainable Transport), aided by a National Lottery grant.

Many routes aim to minimise contact with motor traffic, though 70% of them are on roads. In some cases the NCN uses pedestrian routes, disused railways, minor roads, canal towpaths, or traffic-calmed routes in towns and cities.

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TQ2668, 359 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 January, 2020   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 4 January, 2020
Geographical Context
Paths  Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
South London  Morden Hall Park 
Near (from Tags)
Morden  Wimbledon  Merton 
Park (from Tags)
Morden Hall Park 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Wandle Trail 
Bridge (from Tags)
Path Over Stream 
Primary Subject of Photo
Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2605 6876 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.2322N 0:11.3542W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2605 6877
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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National Cycle Network  National Cycle Route 20  Wandle Trail  Shared Use Path  Shared Path  NCN20 

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