Dulwich College  

Dulwich Common, SE21 7LD



Dulwich CollegeIndependent school for boys aged 7 to 18 and one of the largest public schools in the UK. Dulwich College was founded in 1619 by wealthy actor Edward Alleyn who set up "God's Gift" to educate 12 poor scholars of nearby parishes. The college has some architecturally interesting buildings and has starred on the big screen - the Great Hall playing a part in both Tomb Raider and Legally Blonde. Also of note is the Old Grammar School, erected in 1841 opposite the Old College which was designed by Sir Charles Barry, the architect of the Palace of Westminster. From architecture to art; the founding collection of the Dulwich Picture Gallery also originated at the college, when a large collection of paintings was bequeathed to Alleyn's College by Francis Bourgeois in 1811. The art gallery, housed in a building designed by Sir John Soane, became Britain's first public art gallery.


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Railway Stations

Railway Stations

West Dulwich Railway Station
5 minutes walk
Sydenham Hill Railway Station
11 minutes walk

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Education near Dulwich College

Near Dulwich College
Our World English Schools
London > Education > English Language Courses
Dulwich College, Dulwich Common, SE21 | Same location as Dulwich College
£500-£1000 per week. Small groups.... More
London > Education > English Language Courses
Dulwich College, SE21 | Same location as Dulwich College
£500-1000pw, including accommodation, meals, excursions, etc. Maximum group size 16... More

Entertainment near Dulwich College

Near Dulwich College
The Edward Alleyn Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Dulwich College, Dulwich Common, SE21 | Same location as Dulwich College
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Shopping near Dulwich College

The best shops and markets near Dulwich College
Dulwich Trader
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
9 Croxted Road, SE21 | 7 minutes from Dulwich College
Varied selection of reasonably priced gifts ... More

Restaurants near Dulwich College

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Belair House
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Gallery Road, SE21 | 5 minutes from Dulwich College
High quality, highly priced, modern European cuisine in an attractive and comfortable contemporary setting. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. Average price ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Café Rouge - Dulwich
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
84 Park Hall Road, Dulwich, SE21 | 7 minutes from Dulwich College
With a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Café Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining ... More

Leisure near Dulwich College

Dulwich College gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Belair Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Gallery Road, SE21 | 4 minutes from Dulwich College
Belair Park maybe small but it's Southwark's only Grade II* listed landscape and includes an artificial lake - a dammed part of the ancient river Effra ... More

Pubs near Dulwich College

The best pubs near London Dulwich College.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 11 minutes from Dulwich College
The Crown & Greyhound in Dulwich Village (also known as 'The Dog') is a large pub - really, it's an amalgamation of two: The Crown and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wood House
London > Nightlife > Pubs
39 Sydenham Hill, SE26 | 14 minutes from Dulwich College
Located in Dulwich, just next to Sydenham Woods, The Wood House emerged from a major revamp in 2015 with a conservatory-style ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 35 minutes from Dulwich College
By no means your average watering hole; the Effra defies most attempts at description or classification. From the outside it looks like a shabby South London ... More

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Gallery Stories
Kids Events | Until 28th August 2016 

Dulwich Picture Gallery 4.85 miles from Dulwich College

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Rubens' Ghost
Exhibitions | Until 3rd July 2016 

Dulwich Picture Gallery 4.85 miles from Dulwich College

The display celebrates and examines Ruben's creative processes including a life size X-ray of Venus, Mars and Cupid which will ...More

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