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Birkbeck

Exemplary of South London's peaceful and leafy character

"The dinosaurs in Crystal Palace Park are a fantastic site amongst the beautiful greenery."

Michael Schult

"Crease Park is a fantastic local, green open space in Beckenham..."

Ryan Ninnis

"Crystal Palace is a wonderful place for families, with quick commutes and the wide green spaces..."

Martin Debrah

What is your favourite place?

Where do Birkbeck locals go?

South Norwood Country Park

Like having the countryside on your doorstep, it is a great place for a bike ride or a dog walk.

Mantanah Thai Cuisine

An authentic Thai restaurant that has an amazing menu, offering good quality meat and vegetarian dishes.

Coffee Craft

An excellent recently opened coffee shop in South Norwood with a relaxed atmosphere, serving brilliant coffee, cakes and lunch.

South Norwood Lake and Grounds

Feeding the ducks on South Norwood Lake is a great way to escape city life.

South Norwood Lake and Grounds

A pretty area for walking round with peaceful surroundings. There's a great cafe too.

Alexandra Nurseries

Fantastic independent café, home and garden centre.

The Gold Coast

Serving the best food from the motherland, Ghana! The jollof rice served with domedo (seasoned and spiced pork) is to die for... It reminds me of mummy's cooking!

Yeha Noha

Organic food, homemade stuff, including cakes and pastries, meditation evenings, live music at the weekends, an outside terrace and a really funky interior... Love it!!

Bridge House Theatre

West End-quality performances at outer London prices.

Crystal Palace Park Dinosaurs

The dinosaurs in Crystal Palace Park are a fantastic sight!

Love 'A' Slice

Cheesecakes, cream cakes and milkshakes - heaven for those with a sweet tooth!

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre has everything you would want, from a pool, to a gym, to exercise classes.

Brown & Green Cafe

Grab a quick snack and a coffee whilst at Crystal Palace Station.

Mr Simms

Old fashioned sweets and American candy in abundance!

Kelsey House

One of my favourite spots in Beckenham! A bar and restaurant with rustic, trendy interiors.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Elmers End, Beckenham, Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Shirley Oaks, Upper Sydenham, Norwood, Thornton Heath, Croydon and West Wickham

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"Dinosaur Court features a variety of sculptures of distinct animals through the ages and was commissioned following The Crystal Palace's move to the South. It is now Grade I listed."

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