Explore Epsom Common – Summer Walks /

Date

10/08/2022

Time

14:00 - 15:30

Discover the ancient village of Stamford and the surrounding area of Epsom Common. Hear how the Common folk made a living and used the Common for brick making and laundry work. Visit the spot where Epsom salts were found and find out how Charles I’s mother became one of the first visitors. Hear how Epsom became the place to be and be seen—discover how the humble salts started the world’s greatest flat horse race and a battle!

Discover Epsom’s lost windmill and race course and its Roman past, learn how the Common played an important part in WWII and hear about a WWI ghost!

Meet: The pond on Stamford Green

 

Suitable for all the family, the walks (which last approximately 90 minutes) cost £5 per person and are limited to 20 people per walk. Booking is essential and should be done via David Brooks on 020 8394 1734 or by email: dbrooks@epsom-ewell.gov.uk