Kenley Common

Kenley Common is a relic agricultural and pastoral landscape, strongly influenced by its use as historic common land.

The site is a patchwork of habitats including wildflower strewn chalk grassland, neutral and acid grassland, old hedgerows, ancient woodland, coppiced woodland and pockets of scrub

Opening times and fees

Open all year round.

Other information or resources

Merlewood Estate Office is situated on the edge of Coulsdon Common in Caterham on the Hill and is the central hub for both the Coulsdon and West Wickham Commons staff. Here you will find a small information point where you can speak to a member of staff, and pick up maps, visitor guides and other publications about each of the commons.

Opening times: Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm.

Contact details

01372 279083


Kenley Common, Hayes Lane, Croydon CR8 5EP