Hornfair Park  

 
 
ADDRESS
Shooters Hill Road, SE17
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
9:00 - dusk
 

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Hornfair ParkHornfair is a large park close by Charlton park and Charlton Lido, with formal gardens and plenty of different activities: football, camogie (women's Gaelic sport), basketball, bowling and tennis, there's even a children's paddling pool (in the summer holidays only). The park gets its name from a pagan fair described in the early 18th century as consisting of 'a riotous mob' wearing horns of different kinds on their heads who marched from Deptford through Greenwich to Charlton. At the fair they sold ram's horns and toys made of horn, apparently even the gingerbread figures had horns. The Fair reached its heyday in the time of Charles II in the 1660s when thousands of people used to attend. Next to the park, on Shooters Hill Road (near to the pedestrian footbridge), is an old pet cemetery and Memorial Garden.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Woolwich Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
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Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Calderwood Street Car Park
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 2.6 miles from Hornfair Park
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Danson Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Danson Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 | 3.8 miles from Hornfair Park
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Crossrail Place Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 4.1 miles from Hornfair Park
With its semi open-air timber lattice roof the Crossrail Place Roof Garden on top of the Crossrail station in Canary Wharf provides a welcoming public space, ... More
 
 
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Golf
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Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 3.1 miles from Hornfair Park
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The Spa at InterContinental London - The O2
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 3.3 miles from Hornfair Park
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 2.1 miles from Hornfair Park
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Blackheath Halls
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
23 Lee Road, SE3 | 2.4 miles from Hornfair Park
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The O2 Arena
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 3.1 miles from Hornfair Park
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Royal Artillery Barracks
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Artillery Place, Woolwich, SE18 | 17 minutes from Hornfair Park
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Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Royal Arsenal, SE18 | 25 minutes from Hornfair Park
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Eltham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Court Yard, off Court Road, SE9 | 37 minutes from Hornfair Park
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Simon Carter Blackheath
London > Shopping > Menswear
9 Tranquil Vale, SE3 | 2.4 miles from Hornfair Park
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The Bookshop on the Heath
London > Shopping > Books
74 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, SE3 | 2.4 miles from Hornfair Park
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Meantime Brewing Company
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 2.5 miles from Hornfair Park
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Gambardella
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
48 Vanbrugh Park, SE3 | 2 miles from Hornfair Park
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Potbelly
London > Restaurants >
The Street, Westfield Stratford City, SE18 | 28 minutes from Hornfair Park
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Yak & Yeti - Eltham
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86 Eltham High Street, SE9 | 34 minutes from Hornfair Park
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Near Hornfair Park
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 2.9 miles from Hornfair Park
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6.1 miles from Hornfair Park
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 6.9 miles from Hornfair Park
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London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 3.1 miles from Hornfair Park
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 2.9 miles from Hornfair Park
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Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 3.1 miles from Hornfair Park
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56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 3.1 miles from Hornfair Park
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Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 2.8 miles from Hornfair Park
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 3.1 miles from Hornfair Park
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 3.1 miles from Hornfair Park
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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 2.7 miles from Hornfair Park
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 3.1 miles from Hornfair Park
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Eltham Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Court Yard, Off Court Rd, SE9 | 37 minutes from Hornfair Park
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