Holmwood Common

Fourwents Pond at Holmwood Common Surrey

Ancient common once owned by King Harold and William the Conqueror

More about this place

Canada goose on the pond at Holmwood Common

See what you can get up to 

Explore the woods or spot the local wildlife - there's plenty to see and do on a visit to us.

Family in the woods

Adventures for kids  

Kids can have all sorts of outdoor adventures on Holmwood Common; a playground for crazy creatures and hidden treasures.

Family walking dog in woods

Dog walking on the Surrey Hills 

We welcome responsible dog owners to the Surrey Hills countryside and look forward to meeting you. Follow our tips to help you and your hound enjoy your visit with us.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Sorry, there are no upcoming events at this place.

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Get involved

Volunteers having lunch outdoors

Volunteer with us 

If you’ve some time to spare then why not join our friendly volunteer group?

Holmwood Common circular trail sign

The Friends of Holmwood Common are on Facebook 

The Friends help us to look after the common. They also run fun events and create regular interesting newsletters...

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Our work

Pussy willlow on Holmwood Common Surrey

What’s happening on Holmwood Common? 

Our birds are all a-twitter and new, lush shoots are appearing on the Common. Work is continuing at Fourwents Pond – catch up with Ranger Rob’s news...

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two children playing at the Devil's Punch Bowl

What are commons? 

Commons today are valued for their protection of wildlife and ecology, where people are welcome visitors but the natural world takes priority. However, these sites survive in an unspoiled state thanks to a fascinating and often contentious human history of community identity, local memory and the rights of common people.