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There's never a dull day in this South East London suburb

"Peckham Rye is a vibrant and characterful area that never sleeps, with bustling markets and independent shops."

Michael Schult

"The views from Nunhead Station is spectacular on a clear day - you can see all the way to Canary Wharf."

Chris Venter

"The revival of the Arts scene in Camberwell makes this area a very exciting place to be..."

Dominic Butler

What is your favourite place?

Where do Peckham locals go?

Frank's Cafe

Frank's Café in Peckham is a really cool bar with amazing views of London on the top of a multi-storey car park.

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

Where every good night ends...Peckham's pool club open 24/7!

Peckham Library

For when you need a mental workout, Peckham Library is open throughout the week, including Sundays!

The Melange

A handmade chocolate shop and café that serves fantastic hot chocolate!

Lucas Gardens

Lucas Gardens is a tranquil spot for whiling away a lazy Sunday.

South London Gallery

Contemporary art space with changing exhibitions. It also has a lovely café and art shop.


A fantastic South Indian restaurant at the Peckham end of Bellenden Road.

K & K Butchers and Grocers

On the corner of Choumert Road and Rye Lane there is K&K Butchers, which sells fresh produce, meats, fish, fruits and vegetables.


One of the cheapest cinemas in London at only £4.99 a ticket - all day, every day!


A lovely family-friendly café just off Bellenden Road that serves tasty homemade food.

Peckham Springs

Thursday is the new Friday night! Peckham Springs under Peckham Rye Station is a food and drinks venue in an art gallery space.

The Begging Bowl

Thai street food with a tapas approach - a relaxed and friendly buzz, especially on the weekend.

The Rose

This pub in New Cross has a great beer garden and serves a great Sunday roast.

Telegraph Hill Park

The park with a view! Enjoy a picnic with a landscape of the most beautiful city line. #TelegraphHillPark

Southwark Park

Between Canada Water and Old Kent Road, Southwark Park is a peaceful spot with a café and an art gallery.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of South Bermondsey, Nunhead, New Cross, Peckham Rye, Bermondsey, Camberwell, Deptford, Rotherhithe, Elephant and Castle and Wapping

What do you love about Peckham?

Why do you find Peckham a great place to live?


"Peckham and particularly Bellenden Road has an array of cafes and amazing restaurants. "

August 2015

Local resident

"I love all the arty new spaces opening up around Peckham Rye Lane Station. Fantastic! I hope there are more and more and more coming. From art, to breads, to cakes, to street food, to coffee, to organic beer. And all close to my flat now."

September 2014

Local resident

"I like everything in Peckham!"

October 2013


What do you like about Peckham?

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"Peckham once boasted many orchards and gardens - local produce included melons, figs and grapes!"

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Child-friendly activities near Peckham

Peckham Library Sing-Song

Peckham Library
Come along for a sing-song, for under fives, every Monday at 2pm to 2.30pm Website

Ann Bernadt Stay and Play

Ann Bernadt Children's Centre
Fun filled activity sessions to stimulate the minds of young children and to help parents to become actively involved in their children's lives. Website

Ann Bernadt Baby Group

Ann Bernadt Children's Centre
Stimulating activities for babies. Website

Ann Bernadt Music and Movement

Ann Bernadt Nursery School
At Ann Bernadt Nursery, we realise how important it is for parents to take an active role in the development of their children. Using songs to help your child understand language and to improve their speech is a wonderful way that parents can interact and teach at the same time, and also have alot of fun along the way. Website

Peckham Library Baby and Toddler

Peckham Library
Baby and toddler sessions are aimed at pre-school children and their parents or carers. Each session includes storytelling, songs, simple crafts and activities designed to stimulate young minds. A baby and toddler session will give your child the chance to meet and interact with children of a similar age, development of concentration and comprehension skills, an introduction to a wide variety of books and story tapes, and fun! Website

Bea's Baby Bop

The Victoria Inn
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
  1. About Peckham

    Peckham is a district in south London, located in the London Borough of Southwark. It is situated 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south-east of Charing Cross. The main shopping street is Rye Lane and the large Peckham Rye Park is nearby.

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