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Peckham

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

"Rye Lane Market is the perfect place to pick up bits and bobs any day of the week."

Jennifer Purchase

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

Chris Venter

What is your favourite place?

Where do Peckham locals go?

Peckham Library

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

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.

PeckhamPlex

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

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

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

The Melange

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

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.

The Begging Bowl

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

Ganapati

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

Babette

Lovely food, wine and cocktails in a gorgeous French bistro housed in a converted pub in the heart of Nunhead.

South London Gallery

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

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.

Petitou

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

Lucas Gardens

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

The Beer Shop

Lovely little craft beer micro pub with great music, staff and beer!

The Rose

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

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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?

Sally

"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

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"Pink Floyd's 'Another Brick in the Wall' features vocals from the pupils of what is now known as The City of London Academy in Islington."

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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

All Saints Toddler Group

All Saints Church
Children hold a special place at All Saints, and as a result a lot of time is dedicated to their well being and committed so that no child feels left out. As a result, there are various activities, groups, and special events which take place over the course of the year. All events and activities are made possible by our brilliant team of people who volunteer their time and energy to make them happen! Website

EPCC Heuristic Play

East Peckham Children’s Centre
Heuristic play and sensory group for parents, babies and toddlers. These sessions aim to support learning through play, encouraging discovery and problem solving. Sessions are usually run throughout the holidays, but please call office to check. Website

Peckham Rye Childminders Group

Peckham Rye Play Room
Childminders are welcome to attend with their children, meet the local coordinator and network with other childminders from the area. Date: Fourth Wednesday of every month. Website

Ann Bernadt Baby Massage

Ann Bernadt Children's Centre
Drop in sessions to learn and practise how to massage your baby. 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
  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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