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Peckham Springs

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.

Peckham Library

Peckham Library

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

K & K Butchers and Grocers

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.

Frank's Cafe

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.

Lucas Gardens

Lucas Gardens

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

Peckham Rye Park

Peckham Rye Park

It's historic nature - being the remains of an ancient Medieval forest where King John hunted deer!

The Begging Bowl

The Begging Bowl

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

Petitou

Petitou

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

The Beer Shop

The Beer Shop

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

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

Canavan's Peckham Pool Club

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

Ganapati

Ganapati

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

Babette

Babette

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

PeckhamPlex

PeckhamPlex

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

South London Gallery

South London Gallery

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

The Melange

The Melange

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

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

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

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

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

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

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What locals say about Peckham

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

  2. 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.

  3. I like everything in Peckham!

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Child-friendly activities near Peckham

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 Sing-Song

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

Peckham Library Bookstart Session

Peckham Library
For children under 5, parents and carers at venues across Southwark. Bookstart sessions operate at term time only. We enable children to learn through play, stories and rhyme and encourage parents and carers to play with their child during the sessions. 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

Ann Bernadt Baby Massage

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

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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