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Notice: We are embarking on a small project to make simple, aesthetic changes to the stable yard to improve it for our visitors. You will notice that we start to close off areas as we work to get everything working and give it all a lick of paint. Please give us a ring if there was a specific part that you wanted to visit to check that its open.

A park at the heart of the community

Morden Hall Park is green oasis in the city, giving you a taste of a country estate with a glimpse of its agricultural and industrial history.

This tranquil former deer park is one of the few remaining estates that used to line the River Wandle during its industrial heyday.

The river meanders through the park creating a haven for wildlife. The snuff mills, which generated the park's income in the past, survive to this day. We've renovated the western mill, and it's now used as 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.  The renovated Stable Yard is the heart of the park with a café, second-hand bookshop and a living green centre with exhibitions.

A place to discover

When you step through the gates, you'd be forgiven for imagining yourself to be in the middle of the English countryside. Surrounded by meadows, trees and the gentle sounds of birdsong and running water, the park offers a rare sense of discovery and a chance to get away from it all.

Your park

"I love this place.  It's somewhere beautiful on the edge of London.  It feels like its my park"  Fred Madden.  Share your love of your park with us.

Family activities in Morden

What will your family get up to in the great outdoors?

From little ones to older children and practical kids to creative ones, there is there is something for everyone in the park

Useful information

  • Map of Morden Hall Park

    Download our map of Morden Hall Park to make the most of your visit (PDF)

  • What's on

    We have a very exciting programme of events for 2015. Take a look at our online leaflet here.

  • Walking your dog

    Dogs are very welcome. Please keep them on leads around the buildings and pick up after them.

National Trust’s first garden centre

We are really excited that the garden centre is now part of our family. We have got a lot of changes to make so we won’t be able to welcome you back until the spring.

Little Explorers

We are launching an afternoon session for our very popular under-fives activities on Mondays. Get creative, sing songs and meet our friendly puppets. Numbers are limited so it is first come first served.

Free for all

We're open 365 days a year and have no entrance fee. Gilliat Edward Hatfeild donated his estate to us stating that 'a fee shall not be charged so that my Morden estate shall be open to the public.'