Herne Hill Velodrome  

 
 
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Burbage Road, SE24 9HE
 
 
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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 riders. In fact, between 1987, when the track at Paddington Recreational Ground was demolished, and 2011, when the new London 2012 Velodrome was opened in the Olympic Park in Stratford, Herne Hill was the only cycling track in London. British Olympic gold medallist and Tour de France star, Bradley Wiggins, started racing at Herne Hill when he was 12 and has supported a recent campaign to raise money needed for refurbishment. Unlike a modern Olympic velodrome, Herne Hill has a larger circumference (450m long) and a shallower banking (30 degrees at steepest part). Herne Hill hosted the track cycling events in the 1948 Summer Olympics and was the home of Crystal Palace FC during the First World War. For more information on the Herne Hill Velodrome and for details of the various training programmes available for cyclists of all ages and levels, please visit www.hernehillvelodrome.com.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Brixton Tube Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
Denmark Hill Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
North Dulwich Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Herne Hill Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Burbage Road, SE24 | Same location as Herne Hill Velodrome
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Dulwich Sports Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Giant Arches, off Burbage Road, SE24 | 1 minute from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Dulwich Croquet Club
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Burbage Road, SE21 | 4 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Gallery Stories
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Sunday 11th December 2016 at 2.30pm and 3.10pm
Herne Hill Velodrome, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
Interactive storytelling....More
 
 
 
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Elements Of A Dutch Seascape
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 13th December 2016 - 10.30am-12.30pm
Herne Hill Velodrome, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Winterlights
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 6th to 18th December 2016
Herne Hill Velodrome, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
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Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Dulwich
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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London > Shopping > Baby Care
43 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 6 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
12B Red Post Hill, SE21 | 6 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Café Rouge - Dulwich Village
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
96-98 Dulwich Village, Dulwich, SE21 | 5 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
94 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 6 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Number 22 Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
22 Half Moon Lane, SE24 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Burbage Road, SE24 | Same location as Herne Hill Velodrome
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Burbage Road, SE21 | 4 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Effra
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 22 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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The Phoenix Denmark Hill
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, SE5 | 26 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Alternate names and popular misspellings for Herne Hill Velodrome

Herne Hill Velodrome, Herne Hil Velodrome
 
 

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Black Wax Solution
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 16th December 2016 

Living Bar 3.56 miles from Herne Hill Velodrome

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Winterlights
Winterlights
Seasonal | Until 18th December 2016 

Dulwich Picture Gallery 4.85 miles from Herne Hill Velodrome

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Adriaen van de Velde: Master of the Dutch Golden Age
Adriaen van de Velde: Master of the Dutch Golden Age
Exhibitions | Until 15th January 2017 

Dulwich Picture Gallery 4.85 miles from Herne Hill Velodrome

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Am I Rembrandt'
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2017 

Dulwich Picture Gallery 4.85 miles from Herne Hill Velodrome

The exhibition explores how curators and conservators can tell whether paintings are authentic. Through X-rays and technical analysis, two paintings ...More

Adriaen Van De Velde: Dutch Master Of Landscape
Exhibitions | Until 15th January 2017 

Dulwich Picture Gallery 4.85 miles from Herne Hill Velodrome

Landscape works by the Dutch painter and draughtsman staged in collaboration with the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, featuring over 60 paintings ...More

 
 
 
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