Brixton's quieter neighbour – perfect for families and professionals alike
"I do not know of a better park in London with more to offer than Brockwell Park - a lido, BMX track, miniature railway, tennis courts..."Jon Purvis
"Herne Hill has a fantastic community feel with its independently run boutiques and cafes."Luke Tubb
"You can pop down to Herne Hill market on a Sunday and pick up some fresh produce or locally made clothing and accessories."Luke Tubb
Where do Brockwell Park locals go?
A great place for an early morning run, where you feel like you aren't even in London - yet you are only 10 minutes from central London on the Victoria line. There are tennis courts, a gym and a Lido too if running isn't your thing.
Submitted by Poppy
The Lido Cafe
A modern British restaurant overlooking Brockwell Lido. Great for breakfast - plus lunch and dinner for that matter!
Submitted by Stephen
Off the Cuff
A wine bar with cheese, live music and cheap drinks. They also sell furniture...
Submitted by Alex
The best Caribbean food and the rum punch really packs a punch! The platter is amazing and the saltfish fritters with the gravy are unbelievable...
Submitted by Jan
Happy hour cocktails and a range of dishes and cuisines from all over South East Asia.
Submitted by Priscilla
Seven at Brixton
Unique homemade cocktails in the middle of Brixton Market, made using their own secret recipes. A small place, but very nice for a date. They also sell food.
Submitted by Nora
Brixton Village Grill
A cheap and cheerful breakfast in trendy Brixton Village. This restaurant also serves lunch and dinner.
Submitted by Daisy
Delicious coffee made using Campbell and Syme beans, food made by Salon Brixton and sweet treats too.
Submitted by Ani
The best breakfast I have had in Brixton and an amazing array of coffees and real fruit smoothies.
Submitted by Christian
The Prince of Wales
A Brixton institution, this bar has amazing roof terraces and serves food in the day too. You can dance the night away until the early hours when they have DJs playing.
Submitted by Daisy
The Agile Rabbit
Great pizza, drinks, live music at weekends and friendly service.
Submitted by Roberto
Delicious Italian food in delightful Dulwich Village - the linguine comes highly recommended!
Submitted by Alice
Knowles of Norwood
This lovely quirky bar is quiet mid-week for a lovely intimate meal or catch up. And lively on the weekend with a lovely band. Good atmosphere. Rustic style.
Submitted by Daisy
The new go to place in Brixton. Restaurants, bars and work spaces in converted shipping containers.
Submitted by Roberto
Why do you find Brockwell Park a great place to live?
"Brockwell Park, now a National Trust Park is excellent with a Lido and Gym, Tennis Courts, paddling pool, play park and a old house cafe in the centre."
What do you like about Brockwell Park?
Did you know?
"The name Herne Hill comes from an old spelling of "heron" that made its home here on the river Effra that used to run through it."
Explore Brockwell Park
Child-friendly activities near Brockwell Park
Bea's Baby Bop
Music classes for babies and toddlers! Classes Run Throughout The Year, as opposed to only during term time, and therefore do not stop for half term breaks but continue on as normal! Website
Tippee Toes Drama Workshop
This class includes action songs, musical instruments, movement props, puppets, colourful laminates, parachute play and oodles of bubbles! It is an extremely lively and interactive class which makes learning fun, whilst teaching the importance of manners, patience, and socialising positively in groups and is a great early introduction into music. Whilst this class is well structured, we are very relaxed and if your little one wants to move about, they are free to do so. Website
Dads and Littl'unsHoly Trinity Church,
The playgroup for Dads with babies and toddlers! Plenty of space for the little ones to run around in, including a secure outside area. Frequent singing session for the children who want to participate plus there are lots of toys to play with. Website
Brockwell LidoBrockwell Park
Enjoy swimming at one of London's few remaining outdoor swimming pools. General Swim most days 6.30-1.00pm or 4.00-8.00pm Website
Disco DuckBrockwell Park One O'clock Club,
Our classes are best suited to any pre-school age children. More classes are being added all the time. Website
Wriggle and RhymeJubilee Children’s Centre and Primary School
Singalong with toys and instruments. Weekly 9:00am — 11:15am. Every Monday except for bank holidays. Drop-in free play and song session for under 5's. Please bring fruit or a donation. Website
You can expect 45 minutes of fun and entertainment in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. There is no pressure at all for any child, or adult, to join in but with so many action and movement songs you'll find it hard to resist. SESSIONS COST JUST £4.50 with additional children at £2.50 each Website
About Brockwell Park
Brockwell Park is a 50.8 hectare (125.53 acres) park located between Brixton, Herne Hill and Tulse Hill, bordered by Brixton Water Lane, Norwood Road, Tulse Hill (Road), and Dulwich Road in South London. The park commands views of the skyline of the city and Central London. At the top of the hill within the park stands Brockwell Hall.
Local Estate Agencies
Why not explore some other local areas:
- Herne Hill
- Streatham Hill
- West Norwood
- Clapham North
- East Dulwich
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