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Ruskin Park

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Denmark Hill, SE5 8RS
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Daily 7am until 15 mins before sunset

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John Ruskin, the famous artist, writer and social campaigner, is the person after whom Ruskin Park is named. Ruskin lived near to the park which is located between Camberwell, Brixton and Herne Hill in South London, between 1823 and 1871 and the park was officially opened to the public on 2 February 1907. Facilities within the 36 acres of parkland include tennis and games courts, a children's play area, paddling pool and one o'clock club for children under five, a pond, formal gardens and a charming historic wooden bandstand.


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Denmark Hill Station
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Brixton Tube Station
19 minutes walk
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Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 84 27% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 2.1 miles from Ruskin Park
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 139 28% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 2.1 miles from Ruskin Park
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
Holiday Inn Express London- Vauxhall Nine Elms
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 63 25% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 33 minutes from Ruskin Park
Recently redeveloped in a contemporary style, the Holiday Inn Express London -Vauxhall Nine Elms is a budget hotel located just south of the river Thames. ... More
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Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 13 minutes from Ruskin Park
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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Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 23 minutes from Ruskin Park
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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Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dulwich Road, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 29 minutes from Ruskin Park
Community greenhouses within Brockwell Park.... More
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Pop Fields
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 14 minutes from Ruskin Park
Play sport, watch all the sporting action and kick back with food and drink at Pop Fields, the place to ... More
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Brockwell Lido
London > Leisure >
Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 21 minutes from Ruskin Park
This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ... More
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Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 22 minutes from Ruskin Park
One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ... More
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Theatre Peckham
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Havil Street, SE5 | 16 minutes from Ruskin Park
In the heart of Borough, behind Southwark Town Hall, the Peckham Theatre offers theatre workshops especially aimed at children and young people in the borough. Their ... More
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O2 Academy Brixton
London > Entertainment > Live Music
211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 19 minutes from Ruskin Park
This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at ... More
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Ritzy Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 20 minutes from Ruskin Park
If the Ritzy were a cat, it would have used up most of its nine lives. The cinema started life in 1910 as the Electric Pavilion, ... More
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South London Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 | 15 minutes from Ruskin Park
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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MOCA London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 17 minutes from Ruskin Park
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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Block 336
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
336 Brixton Road, SW9 | 18 minutes from Ruskin Park
Founded in October 2011, Block 336 is an artist-run project space, studio provider and UK registered charity. Located in Brixton, the gallery has ... More
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Pop Brixton
London > Shopping >
Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 14 minutes from Ruskin Park
The first in London to realise the retail potential of shipping containers, Pop Brixton is a wonderful community project, ... More
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Spray Rose
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 14 minutes from Ruskin Park
Based in sleepy Dulwich, London’s number one mail order florist offers a comprehensive service across the city, the country and the world! And you won’t find ... More
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Brick House Bakery East Dulwich
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
1 Zenoria Street, SE22 | 15 minutes from Ruskin Park
Famous for its crusty, chewy, slow fermented sourdough, Brick House Bakery supplies bread to top London restaurants including Duck Soup, Salon, Brunswick House, La Fromagerie, Frank's ... More
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
88 Denmark Hill, SE5 | 6 minutes from Ruskin Park
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Lamoon
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
39 Denmark Hill, SE5 | 8 minutes from Ruskin Park
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The Crooked Well
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
16 Grove Lane, SE5 | 10 minutes from Ruskin Park
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 miles from Ruskin Park
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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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 2.4 miles from Ruskin Park
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 22 minutes from Ruskin Park
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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Ruskin Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Denmark Hill, SE5 | Same location as Ruskin Park
John Ruskin, the famous artist, writer and social campaigner, is the person after whom Ruskin Park is named. Ruskin lived near to the park which is ... More
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Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 13 minutes from Ruskin Park
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Pop Fields
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 14 minutes from Ruskin Park
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The Phoenix Denmark Hill
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, SE5 | 5 minutes from Ruskin Park
Above the platforms of Denmark Hill station The Phoenix provides the perfect place for real ales and craft beers in a ... More
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The Palmerston
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
91 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 18 minutes from Ruskin Park
After eight years as head chef of Bibendum, Jamie Younger brought his cooking talents to The Palmerston (formally The Lord Palmerston) in East Dulwich in ... More
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Hive
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11-13 Station Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 19 minutes from Ruskin Park
Though it has the look of a Carnaby Street style bar, with funky lighting and minimalist decor in gunmetal grey, this new Brixton joint differs from ... More
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Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 17 minutes from Ruskin Park
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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The Wine Parlour
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
89 Brixton Village, SW9 | 17 minutes from Ruskin Park
Encouraging you to try before you buy, The Wine Parlour in Brixton Village goes beyond your average bottle shop and ... More
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Taproom by Brixton Village
London > Nightlife > Bars
43-44 Brixton Village, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 17 minutes from Ruskin Park
Following the same ethos as their original site in Bethnal Green, Taproom by Brixton Village, the second outlet from the Taproom team, found within Brixton Village, ... More
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 2.2 miles from Ruskin Park
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
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The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 2.3 miles from Ruskin Park
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 27 minutes from Ruskin Park
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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