Nunhead Cemetery

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Nunhead CemeteryNunhead Cemetery is a 52 acre Victorian burial ground situated on a hill four miles south of Central London. A ruined Gothic chapel overlooks a large area of secondary woodland. Ash and sycamore conceal headstones, angels and impressive tombs.

Nunhead is popular with walkers, artists, photographers, genealogists and those who appreciate the wildlife of the site. The wooded area provides nesting sites for woodpeckers, warblers and jays.

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Canada Square Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 3.1 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
Open space in the centre of Canary Wharf, Canada Square Park is a popular outdoor area for concerts and screenings of sporting events in the ... More
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 3.2 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 3.9 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard is ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Nunhead Cemetery

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Nunhead Cemetery
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Rod Barton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
41-45 Consort Road, SE15 | 10 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
Rod Barton, one of the heads of Julian Opie's studio, runs this gallery which relocated from a Georgian garage in between Clerkenwell and Islington to south ... More
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MOCA London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 17 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
Founded in 1994 as a project based museum, MOCA - or The Museum of Contemporary Art, London - got its first home, in the Bellenden Renewal ... More
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South London Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 | 26 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
This is one of London's most important contemporary art exhibition spaces, having shown artists such as Gilbert and George, Tracey Emin, Mark Quinn and Julian Schnabel ... More
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Entertainment near Nunhead Cemetery

Near Nunhead Cemetery
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Bussey Building
London > Entertainment >
133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 15 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
Once an industrial powerhouse, one of the premier cricket bat makers in the country and an air raid shelter during the Second World War, the historic ... More
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Jack Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
410 Brockley Road, SE4 | 20 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
The Jack Studio Theatre (formerly known as Brockley Jack Theatre) is a welcoming 50-seat fringe theatre in Brockley - so welcoming that it won the public ... More
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Utrophia
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
136a Tanners Hill, SE8 | 21 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
TheUtrophia project space gives artists, musicians and filmmakers the chance to get together and gives them the space to present their works to the public. Anyone ... More
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Shopping near Nunhead Cemetery

The best shops and markets near Nunhead Cemetery
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Rye Books
London > Shopping > Books
45 Upland Road, SE22 | 17 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
Lovely local independent bookshop in East Dulwich Rye Books sells fiction, children's books, art and design, and tomes on travel as well as hard-to-find books, gifts ... More
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Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Northcross Road, SE22 | 20 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 23 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
This East Dulwich branch of Moxon's fishmongers in Lordship Lane is a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced fish and is regarded as one of the best ... More
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Restaurants near Nunhead Cemetery

What are the best dining options near Nunhead Cemetery London?
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The Rye Hotel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
31 Peckham Rye, SE15 | 11 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
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Forza Win Peckham
London > Restaurants >
133 Copeland Road, SE15 | 12 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
The home of London's foremost seasonal rooftop pop-up, Forza Win. ... More
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Cafe On The Rye
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Strakers Road, SE15 | 13 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
A popular cafe on Peckham Rye Common overlooking the common and next to the children's One O'Clock Club hut, the Cafe On The Rye is a ... More
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Education near Nunhead Cemetery

Near Nunhead Cemetery
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 2.5 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.8 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2.9 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Leisure near Nunhead Cemetery

Nunhead Cemetery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 12 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
Peckham Rye combines the Park and Common providing a large green space for sports, sun bathing, families and ducks. Notable aspects include ornamental gardens - ... More
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Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 22 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
Goose Green, the triangle of grass at the northern end of Lordship Lane which links St John's Church to the East Dulwich high street, was once ... More
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Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, Southwark, London SE5 | 37 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art 1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... More
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Pubs near Nunhead Cemetery

The best pubs near London Nunhead Cemetery.
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The Rye Hotel
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
31 Peckham Rye, SE15 | 11 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
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Jam Circus
London > Nightlife > Pubs
330-332 Brockley Road, SE4 | 18 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
After a fire gutted the building in December 2012, Jam Circus re-opens on 7th November 2013 welcoming back Brockley drinkers with its wide selection of ales, ... More
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The Herne Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 | 18 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
Sister pub to The Palmerston on Lordship Lane, The Herne Tavern is quite a different offering and is ideally suited to families with its large outdoor ... More
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Nightlife near Nunhead Cemetery

Nunhead Cemetery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 2.2 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
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Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.6 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 2.6 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Nunhead Cemetery

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Nunhead Cemetery.
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 2 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 2 miles from Nunhead Cemetery
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 32 minutes from Nunhead Cemetery
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 

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