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Southwark's largest park, Burgess Park, is at the heart of the borough, stretching all the way across from Walworth to the Old Kent Road. It was originally created from a bombsite after the Bliz; a multimillion-pound facelift in 2012 has given it a new lease of life with a funky adventure playground, play fountains, go-karting, and the Burgess Park BMX Track. Sports facilities include football pitches, cricket pitches and tennis courts. Recent landscaping has created rolling hills and sunken gardens, while making the most of existing features such as the fishing lake and historic industrial reamins. It's a great place for walking, running, rollerblading and cycling, with paths along the old canal (now filled in) carrying on all the way down to Peckham.


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Kennington Tube Station
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Denmark Hill Station
20 minutes walk
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Elephant and Castle NCP
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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 113 30% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 28 minutes from Burgess Park
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 93 24% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 29 minutes from Burgess Park
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 47 26% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 30 minutes from Burgess Park
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 21 minutes from Burgess Park
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
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Ruskin Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Denmark Hill, SE5 | 24 minutes from Burgess Park
John Ruskin, the famous artist, writer and social campaigner, is the person after whom Ruskin Park is named. Ruskin lived near to the park which is ... More
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 29 minutes from Burgess Park
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
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Burgess Park gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, Southwark, London SE5 | 3 minutes from Burgess Park
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art 1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... More
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 23 minutes from Burgess Park
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 25 minutes from Burgess Park
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
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Entertainment near Burgess Park

Near Burgess Park
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Theatre Peckham
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Havil Street, SE5 | 9 minutes from Burgess Park
In the heart of Borough, behind Southwark Town Hall, the Peckham Theatre offers theatre workshops especially aimed at children and young people in the borough. Their ... More
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The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 18 minutes from Burgess Park
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
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Shortwave Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Burgess Park
Shortwave films, a company whose primary objective was to promote emerging film and video artists, have set up this independent cinema in Bermondsey Square. As you'd ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Burgess Park

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Burgess Park
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South London Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 | 13 minutes from Burgess Park
This is one of London's most important contemporary art exhibition spaces, having shown artists such as Gilbert and George, Tracey Emin, Mark Quinn and Julian Schnabel ... More
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 15 minutes from Burgess Park
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
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White Cube Bermondsey
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 21 minutes from Burgess Park
Jay Jopling's third - and largest - White Cube art gallery in London is located on Bermondsey Street and set in a former 1970s warehouse. At ... More
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The best shops and markets near Burgess Park
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Bermondsey Square Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 19 minutes from Burgess Park
What started in 1855 as a place to trade with impunity (ie stolen goods bought here didn't have to be returned) is now the busy weekly ... More
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Coleman Coffee Roasters
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 22 minutes from Burgess Park
Wake up on a Saturday morning and smell the freshly roasted coffee at Coleman Coffee Roasters, a small batch coffee roastery at No. 55 Stanworth Street ... More
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Lassco RBK
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Southwark, London SW8 | 22 minutes from Burgess Park
Salvage bathrooms. A fantastic place to shop for very cheap bathroom fittings, or very expensive ones that are affordable having been rescued by the Lassco crew. ... More
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Cool Cats' Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
149 Southampton Way, Camberwell, London SE5 | 7 minutes from Burgess Park
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Kyrgyz Kazakh House at Pasha
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
158 Camberwell Road, Camberwell, London SE5 | 10 minutes from Burgess Park
Kyrgyz Kazakh House at Pasha offers a creative menu of delicious Kazakh and Mediterranean food. The emphasis is on Central Asian cuisine, and there is regular ... More
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Zeret Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
216 Camberwell Road, Camberwell, London SE5 | 11 minutes from Burgess Park
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Near Burgess Park
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2.4 miles from Burgess Park
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 21 minutes from Burgess Park
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 29 minutes from Burgess Park
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
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Burgess Park BMX Track
London > Leisure >
Burgess Park, Albany Road, Southwark, London SE5 | 3 minutes from Burgess Park
A legacy of the 2012 London Olympics, the state of the art 1.1m Burgess Park BMX Track opened to the public in August 2013, a year ... More
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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 21 minutes from Burgess Park
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 23 minutes from Burgess Park
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The Phoenix Denmark Hill
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, SE5 | 20 minutes from Burgess Park
Above the platforms of Denmark Hill station The Phoenix provides the perfect place for real ales and craft beers in a ... More
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Prince of Peckham
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Clayton Road, SE15 | 20 minutes from Burgess Park
Serving wholesome Caribbean food from Street Feast regulars White Men Can't Jerk along with beer and rum cocktails in a good old fashioned pub ... More
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 21 minutes from Burgess Park
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 19 minutes from Burgess Park
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
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Bussey Rooftop Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Fifth Floor Roof, Unit B, Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 22 minutes from Burgess Park
Parallel to the famous Frank's Cafe, five storeys upon the roof of the Bussey Building, the Bussey Rooftop Bar sits ... More
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 23 minutes from Burgess Park
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 23 minutes from Burgess Park
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 26 minutes from Burgess Park
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 29 minutes from Burgess Park
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