The Common is a much loved and well used green space and is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest. It is unique and requires specialist management to ensure that its status and biodiversity is maintained.
It's Green Flag status also covers the Old Cemetery and the Friends of Southampton Old Cemetery (FoSOC) hold many walks, talks and tasks where visitors can find out more about this historical site.
One of the UK's most important wildlife sites, and internationally listed as a site of excellence.
During the summer months, a paddling pool is open, free of charge, between 10am - 6pm (subject to weather conditions).