Despite what you’ve heard about South London, this part of the capital truly gives you a different and exciting experience in comparison to other parts of London. If you manage to look past the countless Morley’s chicken shops around you will come to find some stunning sights and attractions spread across the ‘South Side.’ We’ve listed 56 of South London’s Best Landmarks and Attractions (including sculptures, churches and cinema’s) that set South London apart.
It’s that time of year again folks! The late great saint Nicholas is making his final preparations to come and issue blessings upon the world and shower us all with gifts and good cheer. The spirit of Christmas is always present early in London with a tour de force of decorations, lights, carol singers and shoppers traipsing all over to find the perfect gifts. Possibly the most joyful and good will event to get you in the Christmas spirit are the local markets that get put on in areas to celebrate Christmas on a local level. South London is great at hosting these festive markets, and it’s our job to let you know about the different markets happening across the area. Here’s the round up of the different Christmas markets happening this year in South London.
That notorious night of the year is once again approaching...Bonfire night, The 5th of November, or Guy Fawkes' night, has plenty in store for us this year with captivating firework displays set to light up the sky all across the city. Check out our list of the fabulous displays happening south of the river and order your tickets quickly so you don't miss out!
As you all are very much aware by now, we’re pretty big on South London and we’re not afraid to say it. It’s unquestionably the most relevant part of the capital with the most interest places, monuments and people. Today we’re going to dive into an area that could reasonably lay claim to be the ‘capital’ of the South London (although Brixton, Greenwich & Lewisham would also have a solid case). Peckham may have suffered from an unfair reputation in the past, but today the town is a vibrant and elegant place to spend your day.
Greenwich Park is one of the most unquestionably beautiful spots in all of South London. So beautiful that you guys actually voted it the best park in South London when we asked you a couple of months back. Every park needs an attraction and the Old Royal naval college is indisputably the architectural centrepiece of the Greenwich Park area. It has been described as the ‘finest and most dramatically sited architectural and landscape ensemble in the British Isles’.
A good high streets is often representative of its surrounding area. In the metropolis that is London, we see high streets everywhere. Some distinct, some not so distinct. When a high street is good though, it can easily be enough to encourage people to live in that area, or for locals to frequent it far more than they would normally to socialise or shop around. Here's a list of 7 of our favourite high streets in South London that we think are worth mentioning for their combination of: long history, architecture, community buzz, cultural standing, and...of course...their amazing independent businesses!
What do Goblins, Vampires, masquerades, and an infinite supply of Pumpkins have in common? The strangest of our annual celebrations, linking us with our fears of the occult and our wonder of the supernatural, Halloween is definitely a rogue when compared to other annual celebrations! We dress up and roam the streets under the moonlight, seeking to frighten our fellow citizens out of their wits, then politely ask for their sweets...An obscure tradition. But a tradition none the less. If you're left wondering what to do on Halloween this year in South London, look no further. We’ve picked out some of the best things to do to get spooked and make you wish you hadn’t left home...
Peckham has its fair share of places to go out and eat. Rye Lane is peppered with eateries of all different styles and cuisines, so there is no shortage of variety, no quality. Check out our current pick of 6 great place to eat in Peckham, and try not to salivate too much at all of the mouth-watering offerings!