Hartley Wintney Commons

Wide view photo of the pond at Hartley Wintney with a Green Flag Award banner in the bottom left corner.

Hartley Wintney Commons

  • Dog friendly
  • Information boards
  • Map and noticeboards
  • Wildlife pond
  • Benches
  • Bins
  • Vaughan Millennium Orchard (on Hunts Common)

All group-led activities must contact the Education Ranger before they visit the site. Further information on organising educational visits can be found on our Education page.

Where you'll find it

Google map image of the Pale Lane EntranceFleet Road,
Hartley Wintney,
Closest postcode: RG27 8NZ.

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Easy parking is available in Hartley Wintney’s central car park. Please note this car park is chargeable.

What you'll find there

Hartley Wintney Commons has retained its prestigious Green Flag Award for three years. It has also been awarded Heritage site accreditation for two years running. Explore Phoenix Green Common, West Green Common and the Mildmay Oaks. Admire the diversity of rare flora & fauna which live here such as the veteran oak trees, bats and tawny owls. Whilst you’re here you can visit the historical Mildmay Oaks and explore one of our small sites – West Green Common.  

Hartley Wintney History trailFront cover of Hartley Wintney History Trail containing trail map

Hartley Wintney Commons has an interesting history. We have a full written report by Mary Bennett called A History of Hartley Wintney and its Commons. We also have a self-guided trail to enjoy.


Top 10 species found at Hartley Wintney:

  1. Common Pipistrelle bat
  2. Noctule bat
  3. Stag beetles
  4. Mallard
  5. Jackdaw
  6. Bird’s foot trefoil
  7. Cowslip
  8. English oaks
  9. Fruit trees
  10. Flower tumbling beetle

News and Updates

  • Unfortunately, all activities and events for the time being for 2020 have either been cancelled or postponed during the current pandemic.
  • All volunteering is currently on hold, however if you are interested in helping out with volunteer tasks once they are up and running again, visit the Hart Voluntary Action website or call them on 01252 627070.