Brockwell Park in London

Brockwell Park is a massive green setting situated in South London which joins the borders of Tulse Hill, Herne Hill, Brixton, Norwood Road and Dulwich Road. This is the place which hosts famous Lambeth Country Show every July and also offers an eye catching display of fireworks on November 5 every year. Right from the top of this hill, you can have an astonishing view of Central London. Visiting this park does not only mean watching the greenery but you can also enjoy a range of amenities inside including tennis courts, bowling green, miniature railway and a nice BMX track.

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Instructions

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    History

    In 1811 to 1813, the Grade 2 listed Brockwell Hall was built when it was part of Surrey and later in March 1891, the London County Council opened this place for public. 1901 was the time for expansion when London County Council acquired another seventeen hectares of land in the north of the original park place. Until the 1920s, there were thirteen cricket pitches situated in this ground.

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    Nearest Attractions

    There are a few other attractions situated near the park that can be enjoyed while visiting it.

    - Edward Alleyn Club
    - Windmill Gardens
    - Herne Hill Stadium
    - Surrey Gardens
    - Island Arts Studio

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    Tickets and Entry Requirements

    The entry to the Brockwell Park is free of cost for everyone.

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    Events at Brockwell Park

    The Brockwell Park hosts Lambeth Country Show on every July and it also hosts fireworks around November 5 every year.

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    Operational Hours

    The Brockwell Park opens every day at 7:30 am whereas the closing times are not fixed as they depend on the sunset.

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    Contact Details

    The management of Brockwell Park can be contacted using following contact details.

    Contact Number: +44 20 7926 9000
    Email: parks@lambeth.gov.uk

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    Location

    Carlisle Lane, City of London SE1, United Kingdom.

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    How to Get There

    By Tube

    The Park is situated about 1 mile away from Brixton tube station which serves Victoria lines. On leaving the station head north on A23 and then after 236 feet, turn right and go straight for another 0.9 miles. Then turn right onto Rymer Street and after a few feet, turn left and keep walking for another 207 feet then turn left. After approximately 82 feet, you will be able to locate the park on your left. View Map

    By Bus

    You can also get to the location of the park by taking London bus services. The nearest bus stop is Herne Hill Stop L which serves bus numbers 37, 196, 322 and 690. Just move west on Dulwich Rd/A2214 and turn right to find the park on your left.

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