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Effingham Common

An expansive grass meadow with lovely far reaching views.

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Visiting Effingham Common

Effingham Common is rich in wildlife, flora and fauna. Its made up of expansive grassland with woodland edges. The wide paths provide several circular routes within the common. There are extensive open views which on a clear day extend as far as the Chiltern Hills.


Effingham Common Road
KT24 5JE


There is no car park at Effingham common.

Effingham train station and car park (charges apply) is a 5 minute walk from the common. 

Things to see and do

  • circular walks
  • dog walking
  • bird watching
  • lovely views from the highest point on the common
  • two ponds
  • links up to Bookham Common and Great Ridings Woodland

Follow the The Countryside Code

Effingham Common

Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG) 

Effingham common is a designated SANG site. To find out about SANGs in Guildford Borough, visit the TBH partnership website

Conservation works

  • the grass meadow is managed to encourage wildflowers to flourish.