The Rookery

 
 
ADDRESS
Covington Way, SW16 3BX
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
7.30am - 15 minutes before sunset
 

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A formally landscaped area within Streatham Common, the Rookery includes an ornamental pond, flower and herbaceous beds, and a rock garden with streams. First opened in 1913, the Rookery marked its centenary in 2013 with new plants, improved paving and a new brass sundial.

 

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Railway Stations

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StreathamRailway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 

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    Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon South
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £40  22% off
    200 High Street, SW19 | 2.5 miles from The Rookery
    Set in a delightfully leafy part of South London, this budget hotel offers all the gentle pleasures of Wimbledon, but, with the Northern Line right on ... More
     
     
     
    Hampton by Hilton London Croydon
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £39  38% off
    29/30 Dingwall Road, CR0 | 3.2 miles from The Rookery
    Located in the south of London, within easy travelling distance to the centre of the city, the Hampton by Hilton London Croydeon offers convenient and comfortable ... More
     
     
     
    The Lansdowne Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £44  25% off
    1 Lansdowne Road, CR9 | 3.2 miles from The Rookery
    The Lansdowne Hotel, Croydon has 42 comfortable bedrooms all with luxury toiletries, 'Hypnos' beds, iPod docking stations and complimentary WiFi. There is also a beauty therapy ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Crystal Palace Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Thicket Road, Penge, SE20 | 2.3 miles from The Rookery
    Although Sir Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace - first erected in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851 and moved here a couple of years ... More
     
     
     
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    Goose Green
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    East Dulwich, SE22 | 3.4 miles from The Rookery
    Goose Green, the triangle of grass at the northern end of Lordship Lane which links St John's Church to the East Dulwich high street, was once ... More
     
     
     
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    Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Dulwich Road, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 36 minutes from The Rookery
    Community greenhouses within Brockwell Park.... More
     
     
     
     
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    Dulwich Croquet Club
    London > Leisure > Games
    Burbage Road, SE21 | 2.1 miles from The Rookery
    A million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Circus, the peace and quiet of leafy Dulwich is a great place to enjoy a ... More
     
     
     
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    Herne Hill Velodrome
    London > Leisure >
    Burbage Road, SE24 | 2.3 miles from The Rookery
    One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ... More
     
     
     
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    Brockwell Lido
    London > Leisure >
    Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 2.4 miles from The Rookery
    This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ... More
     
     
     
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    Cuban Hideaway: Workshop
    London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: 10th February 2014 to 28th September 2015 - 7.30pm
    The Hideaway, Stanthorpe Road, SW16 | 11 minutes from The Rookery
    Learn and develop dancing skills....More
     
     
     
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    Monday Night Jam Session And Jazz Workshop
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th January 2014 to 28th September 2015 - 9pm
    The Hideaway, Stanthorpe Road, SW16 | 11 minutes from The Rookery
    A workshop suitable for anyone wishing to improve in a group environment....More
     
     
     
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    QC/BA Quartet With Omar
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 4th and Saturday 5th September 2015 - 9pm
    The Hideaway, Stanthorpe Road, SW16 | 11 minutes from The Rookery
    Soul, funk and jazz from trumpeter Quentin Collins and tenor sax titan Brandon Allen leading their Hammond organ quartet, with special guest, British nu-soul legend Omar ...More
     
     
     
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    Rise of the Idiots @ The Exhibit
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, SW12 | 2 miles from The Rookery
    Based at The Exhibit Pub in Balham, the Rise of the Idiots Comedy Club runs monthly nights (last Sunday of each month) showcasing the very best ... More
     
     
     
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    Hooting Broadway @ The Selkirk
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    Selkirk Road, SW17 | 2.1 miles from The Rookery
    The self-proclaimed hottest new comedy club in South London, Hooting Broadway takes place on the last Wednesday of every month upstairs at The Selkirk pub in, ... More
     
     
     
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    Banana Cabaret
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    77 Bedford Hill, Balham, SW12 | 36 minutes from The Rookery
    It's worth venturing all the way to Balham for this comedy club - it's a class act. The legendary Banana Cabaret has run every Friday and ... More
     
     
     
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    Brixton Windmill
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 2.2 miles from The Rookery
    Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ... More
     
     
     
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    Dulwich Picture Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 2.3 miles from The Rookery
    Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
     
     
     
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    Horniman Museum
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    100 London Road, SE23 | 3 miles from The Rookery
    Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of ... More
     
     
     
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    MacFarlane's
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    48 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 2.4 miles from The Rookery
    Fine cheeses are a speciality at MacFarlane's, a marvellous deli on Abbeville Road which has been serving the discerning local Clapham community for over 12 years. ... More
     
     
     
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    Ginger Pig
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    55 Abbeville Road, SW4 | 2.5 miles from The Rookery
    Renowned as one of London's top butcher's, the Ginger Pig continues its expansion across London with this Clapham shop. The store on Abbeville Road has two ... More
     
     
     
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    Simon Carter Crystal Palace
    London > Shopping > Menswear
    71 Westow Street, SE19 | 33 minutes from The Rookery
    Founded by a businessman of the same name in the 1980s, Simon Carter is a menswear retailer known especially for their accessories such as cufflinks, ... More
     
     
     
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    Wholemeal Vegetarian Café
    London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
    1 Shrubbery Road, SW16 | 13 minutes from The Rookery
    Vegetarian cuisine. ... More
     
     
     
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    Tiger Restaurant
    London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
    133 Streatham High Road, SW16 | 13 minutes from The Rookery
    South East Asian Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    Mirch Masala
    London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
    1416 London Road, SW16 | 15 minutes from The Rookery
    North Indian cuisine. Booking advised for dinner. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Wine and Food Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 2.3 miles from The Rookery
    It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
     
     
     
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    Linguaphone Group
    London > Education > Language Courses
    Liongate Enterprise Park, 80 Morden Road, CR4 | 2.7 miles from The Rookery
    Linguaphone is one of the most popular and effective ways of learning a language. Listen, repeat understand. That's their slogan, and the technique works very well ... More
     
     
     
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    Music Everything Ltd
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Parchmore Place, CR7 | 29 minutes from The Rookery
    This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ... More
     
     
     
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    The Rookery
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Covington Way, SW16 | Same location as The Rookery
    A formally landscaped area within Streatham Common, the Rookery includes an ornamental pond, flower and herbaceous beds, and a rock garden with streams. First opened in ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Dulwich Croquet Club
    London > Leisure > Games
    Burbage Road, SE21 | 2.1 miles from The Rookery
    A million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Circus, the peace and quiet of leafy Dulwich is a great place to enjoy a ... More
     
     
     
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    Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Dulwich Road, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 36 minutes from The Rookery
    Community greenhouses within Brockwell Park.... More
     
     
     
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    The Castle
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    38 Tooting High Street, SW17 | 2.1 miles from The Rookery
    Right on Tooting high street, the striking, 19th century facade of The Castle hides a contemporary pub with a stunning garden, light-filled orangery and seasonal British ... More
     
     
     
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    The Rosendale
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    65 Rosendale Road, SE21 | 30 minutes from The Rookery
    The winner of the Time Out Award for Best Gastropub 2007 is indeed a truly splendid restaurant, with a short menu of hip modern cuisine made ... More
     
     
     
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    The Crown & Sceptre
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    2A Streatham Hill, SW2 | 32 minutes from The Rookery
    Pub ... More
     
     
     
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    Ritzy Cafe
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 2.8 miles from The Rookery
    This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ... More
     
     
     
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    Champagne + Fromage
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 2.9 miles from The Rookery
    Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
     
     
     
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    Dirty Martini, Clapham
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    67 Clapham High Street, SW4 | 3 miles from The Rookery
    This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
     
     
     
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    Dulwich Picture Gallery
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Gallery Road, SE21 | 2.3 miles from The Rookery
    Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
     
     
     
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    Southside House
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    3-4 Woodhayes Rd, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 4.6 miles from The Rookery
    Secreted behind high walls, Southside House is locked in the past. Originally a Tudor farmhouse, little has changed since the renovations completed in 1685 by ... More
     
     
     
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    Chelsea Physic Garden
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4.7 miles from The Rookery
    The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
     
     
     

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    Comedy Pit
    Comedy | Until 29th September 2015 

    The Bedford 1.86 miles from The Rookery

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    Nellie Bell
    Concerts | On 1st September 2015 

    The Bedford 1.86 miles from The Rookery

    A fusion of jazz, pop and soul from the singer-songwriter....More

    Pram Chorus
    Concerts | Until 29th September 2015 

    The Bedford 1.86 miles from The Rookery

    Friendly and uplifting parents' choir....More

    Swing Classes: Workshop
    Sporting Events | Until 29th September 2015 

    The Bedford 1.86 miles from The Rookery

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    Beggars
    Concerts | Until 1st September 2015 

    The Grape & Grain 1.91 miles from The Rookery

    Irish folk group....More

    Book Club
    Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2015 

    The Grape & Grain 1.91 miles from The Rookery

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    Pierre-Paul Prud'hon: Napoleon's Draughtsman
    Exhibitions | Until 15th November 2015 

    Dulwich Picture Gallery 2.29 miles from The Rookery

    A selection of 13 works on paper celebrating the court artist to Napoleon and Josephine Bonaparte and one of France's ...More

    Open Mic & Steak Night
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th September 2015 

    Gigalum 2.49 miles from The Rookery

    Showcase your talent in a friendly environment....More

    Images From 42 Women Of Sierra Leone
    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

    Horniman Museum 2.95 miles from The Rookery

    Photographs by Lee Karen Stow that pay tribute to the strength and resilience of the country's women....More

    Max Rush: South London Landscapes
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    Horniman Museum 2.95 miles from The Rookery

    Photographs of urban natural spaces, including Brockwell Park, Crystal Palace Park, Dulwich Park, Dulwich Wood, Ruskin Park and the Horniman ...More

     
     
     
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