Our local area has lots of unique and different place to explore

Places to Explore that are Just a bit Different..

Our local area has lots of unique and different place to explore some of them you can walk around in 20 minutes and others will take an afternoon, but each has its own appeal.

Sutton Ecology Centre

You can discover the grounds by following the Sutton Ecology Centre Trail or join in one of the many events that they hold.They are open to the public from 9am until sunset, Monday to Sunday, all year round.

Some of the past events the center has run inculde:

  • Winter Birds at Beddington Farmlands: Guided Walk
  • Bat Walk at Beddington Park
  • Wandle Wildlife River Day
  • Dawn Chorus Walk

To find out more about upcoming events you can check out there website here for times and prices.

Carshalton Water Tower

See for yourself this impressive building with the 18th century sunken bath, the remains of the restored water wheel or the view from the roof looking out over the grounds of Carshalton House and the surrounding area.

Usually the Tower opens on Sunday Afternoons after Easter until the end of September. This is subject to volunteers being available. The Water Tower will be open every Sunday from 16th April from 2.30pm to 5pm. The last opening of the season will be on Sunday 24th September 2022. there is a smal fee of £2 to visit

In addition to the Tower, The Hermitage is open on the 1st and 3rd Sunday each month during the season. and you can take a tour for a small £2 fee, ​if you require wheelchair access please contact the Friend’s secretary at least one day before your proposed visit as it will be necessary to access the site by an alternative route than West Street, which is a stepped entrance. Once in the grounds there is a ramp into the Water Tower via the Saloon. There is a toilet in the Water Tower that is suitable for wheelchair users.

Deen City Farm

Deen City Farm is one of London’s oldest City Farms. Established in 1978 it is an antidote to the concrete jungle where you can meet different animals, from cows to baby chicks, the gardens are looked after by the community and have grown beautifully since 2003.

Running right next to the farm is the River Wandle and the Wandle Trail, and you can walk beteewn The National Trust at Morden Hall Park and the Arts and Crafts Village at Merton Abbey Mills

These are just a small sample of the different things you could go out and explore and each in its own right is worth a visit. To find out more about how Home Instaed can find the perfect person for your unique needs please feel free to get in touch.