Southborough Common at night
Southborough Common in the day
Explore

Explore

Get your walking boots on and explore the delights of one of the oldest common spaces in the UK.

Discover

Discover

Reveal the animals and plants on a family wildlife adventure walk or find clues about the Common Windmill on an archaeological dig.

Learn

Learn

Study the ground beneath your feet and bring fun into fungi or learn about the 135 million year old dinosaur that was found.

Plan your visit

Southborough Common offers a fantastic wealth of opportunities to discover and learn, no matter what the season. You can take your pick, either choosing your own exploration around the Common or joining one of our guided activities.

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What's on...

Friday 27th July

Archaeological Taster Day

Come and learn about archaeology on the Common for a couple of hours on this popular event. You can have a go at digging to reveal some hidden artefacts or scan the area with a metal detector. Try sieving identifying. recording and cleaning your finds. All ages are welcome and no experience is necessary as all tools and instruction are provided

Thursday 25th October

Fungi Walk

Come on our fungi walk through the Common and seek out and identify the varieties of fungi that grow there. Also a chance to enjoy the autumn colours of this wonderful woodland.

Saturday 3rd November

Fungi Walk

Come on our fungi walk through the Common and seek out and identify the varieties of fungi that grow there. Also a chance to enjoy the autumn colours of this wonderful woodland.