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Herne Hill Market

Herne Hill Market

A buzzing Sunday market, right near Herne Hill Station.

Brockwell Park

Brockwell Park

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.

Off the Cuff

Off the Cuff

A wine bar with cheese, live music and cheap drinks. They also sell furniture...

The Lido Cafe

The Lido Cafe

A modern British restaurant overlooking Brockwell Lido. Great for breakfast - plus lunch and dinner for that matter!

Brixton Blend

Brixton Blend

The smoothest coffee this side of Rome!

Valhalla

Valhalla

The best breakfast I have had in Brixton and an amazing array of coffees and real fruit smoothies.

Seven at Brixton

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.

The Agile Rabbit

The Agile Rabbit

Great pizza, drinks, live music at weekends and friendly service.

Satay Bar

Satay Bar

Happy hour cocktails and a range of dishes and cuisines from all over South East Asia.

The Ritzy

The Ritzy

One of the most iconic buildings in Brixton overlooking Windrush Square, the Ritzy is a really cool independent cinema where you can grab a couple of cocktails whilst watching the latest blockbuster!

Pop Brixton

Pop Brixton

The new go to place in Brixton. Restaurants, bars and work spaces in converted shipping containers.

The Prince of Wales

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.

Craft Beer Co.

Craft Beer Co.

Over 100 types of beers and an enormous variety of flavours to choose from. The perfect setting for after-work drinks.

San Marino

San Marino

Been serving amazing breakfast and lunch in the heart of Brixton since 1993. The chicken salad is a winner judging by the queues outside the door!

David Bowie Memorial

David Bowie Memorial

Brixton's very own 'star man' still attracts fans from around the world... Nothing 'ch-ch-ch-changes...'

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Brixton, Dulwich, Streatham Hill, Camberwell, Clapham North, Stockwell, East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, Clapham and West Norwood

"Striking in its residential landscape, the Salvation Army headquarters in Denmark Hill were designed by notable English architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott and are reminiscent of his other works, comprising Tate Modern and Battersea Power Station."

Herne Hill has a fantastic community feel with its independently run boutiques and cafes.

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You can pop down to Herne Hill market on a Sunday and pick up some fresh produce or locally made clothing and accessories.

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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...

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  1. Herne Hill is a slice of the countryside in London - a bustling area with a vibrant market every weekend, and a villagey feel. With the addition of the underrated and beautiful Brockwell park, I couldn't think of a better place to live within Zone 2.

  2. 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.

  3. The Velodrome, so much history!

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Child-friendly activities near Herne Hill

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

Brockwell Lido

Brockwell 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

Bessemer Grange Football Class


- We provide additional training and coaching for children in school teams to develop their skills as part of our gifted and talented offer. - Create inter-school sport competitions to provide further competitive opportunities for children. - Deliver an exciting and memorable sports day. Website

Mini Mozart- Concert and Class for Babies

Herne Hill United Church
Classical music class for babies (up to 15 months) led by Jennifer playing the flute with Sophie on the piano.

Trampoline


As parents all over the western world know...kids love to bounce up and down. If it's not your bed or their bed...its the sofa! So in an attempt to save your furniture, book them in to one of our term time trampoline courses. £34, member £36, non member £38 Website

Monkey Music-Redpost Hill

Herne Hill United Church
At Monkey Music, we know that music is fundamental to a pre-school aged child's development. Our progressive and educational four stage curricula are designed to nurture a lifetime of music: from rock 'n' roll to ding-dong, classes are a 'good fit' for each separate age group. By the time our little monkeys 'graduate', they have a sound base from which to build a musical future.... have a look! 2 + 3 year olds: Wednesday 10.00-10.30 and Friday 11.10-11.40 Toddlers from 12 months: Wednesday 10.35-11.05 and Fridays 10.35-11.05 3 + 4 year olds: Friday 10.00-10.30 Website

About Herne Hill

Herne Hill is located in the London Borough of Lambeth and the London Borough of Southwark in Greater London. There is a road of the same name which continues the A215 north of Norwood Road and was called Herne Hill Road. Herne Hill is situated between the more well-known areas of Brixton, Dulwich and Camberwell. It also straddles two boroughs, with a range of independent shops, art galleries, bars and restaurants. The area is home to Brockwell Park. Near a hilltop in Brockwell Park stands Brockwell Hall, which was built in 1831. The park also houses Brockwell Lido, an open-air swimming pool built in 1937.

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