Hampstead Heath Extension (also known as The Wyldes)9351

Greater London, Greater London, England

Brief Description

This is a sloping grassland with a number of old hedgerows, mature oak trees and a series of 7 ponds fed by a stream, one of which is an old field pond. The lower part of the slope has playing fields, while at the upper part the fields are managed for hay. To the north it is separated from Hampstead Garden Suburb by a boundary wall punctuated by a raised terrace known as Sunshine Corner.

History

The land for Hampstead Heath Extension was acquired from Eton College in the early C20th.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

Tube: Golders Green (Northern)
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust