Activities

Walk, cycle or scoot

The park is a great place to scoot or cycle © NTPL/National Trust/John Millar

The park is a great place to scoot or cycle

Discover our network of footpaths, many with wide smooth surfaces suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs. Design your own circular walk, taking in the river, the water mills, the rose garden, the meadows or wetlands.

Relax and enjoy

Dogs are very welcome in our park © NTPL/National Trust/John Millar

Dogs are very welcome in our park

We have so many beautiful places in the park to enjoy, where will you choose to go? Bring a blanket and picnic or a book and find a quiet spot in the rose garden or play some family games in our great open spaces.

Follow the Wandle trail

Enjoy views of our heritage along the wandle © NTPL/National Trust/John Millar

Enjoy views of our heritage along the wandle

The park sits in the middle of the 14-mile (20km) Wandle Trail which follows the route of the River Wandle from Croydon to Wandsworth. There are both walking and cycling routes which allow you to enjoy the heritage, flora and fauna of this typical chalk stream.

Play in the park

Snow is great fun for everyone © NTPL/National Trust/John Millar

Snow is great fun for everyone

We've lots of play spaces in the park. You can find out more about seasonal food with the activity boards by the café. Let off steam in our natural play area or let your imagination take over on our storyboat.

Wildlife watching

Pause near the river and see what you can spot © NTPL/National Trust/John Millar

Pause near the river and see what you can spot

See and hear some of the urban wildlife visitors to the park. Bring your binoculars and visit the wetlands, wander the meadows or pause by the River Wandle on the far side of the rose garden and see what you can spot.

Orienteering

Orienteering is a sport for all ages and abilities. Buy a copy of our orienteering map and trail for £1 from the shop or second-hand bookshop and see how fast you can complete the trail.

Fishing in the park

The River Wandle flows through Morden Hall Park

Fishing is restricted to members of the Morden Hall Park angling club. The club is managed by local people for local people. Pick up an application form from our shop or we can email one to you.

Contact us for an application form

History app

Take an audio tour of the park with former owner Gilliat Edward Hatfeild. Explore the history of the buildings, wander through the former deer park and along the River Wandle

What can my family do in the park?

Every day is an adventure in Morden Hall Park

Every day is an adventure in Morden Hall Park

Have an outdoor adventure in our park. You can borrow one of our themed family explorer packs, challenge each other to find all the things on our I-spy sheet or follow one of our family trails around the park.

Hire a bike

Fancy getting round the park in a totally different way? We hire recumbent bikes all year at weekends and school holidays for both adults and children.

We do recommend that you check that bikes are running before you set out.

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