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

Railway Stations

 
StreathamRailway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 
 

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Romantic Hotels

The Rookery Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, EC1M 6DS As cosy as a gentleman's club but not nearly so stuffy, The Rookery is a perfect romantic getaway - and consequently...

 
 
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Romantic Hotels

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Many of London's most special and idiosyncratic hotels benefit from a historic tradition of opulent living. With hundreds of years of experience in the trade,...

 
 
Fireworks in London 2008

Clapham Common Fireworks Clapham Common South Side, SW4 9DA Wednesday 5th November 2008 The most dazzling of Lambeth Council's three spectacular displays takes place on Clapham's ...

 
 
London's Best Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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ibis Styles London Croydon London
ibis Styles London Croydon
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £35  34% off
585-589 London Road, CR7 | 2.2 miles from The Rookery
ibis Styles London Croydon is located in central Thornton Heath, close to Croydon University Hospital, Selhurst Park Stadium, and Crystal Palace Stadium. Nearby points of interest ...More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon South London
Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon South
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £58  33% 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
 
 
 
Flexistay Aparthotel Tooting London
Flexistay Aparthotel Tooting
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
268 Franciscan Road, SW17 | 36 minutes from The Rookery
Located in central London, Flexistay Aparthotel is near the airport and close to All England Tennis Club, Wimbledon Centre Court, and No. 1 Court, Wimbledon. Nearby ...More
 
 
 
Crystal Palace Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Peckham Rye Common London
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Peckham Rye Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Peckham Rye, SE15 | 3.7 miles from The Rookery
Peckham Rye combines the Park and Common providing a large green space for sports, sun bathing, families and ducks. Notable aspects include ornamental gardens - ...More
 
 
 
Battersea Park London
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 4.4 miles from The Rookery
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ...More
 
 
 
 
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The Rookery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Dulwich Croquet Club London
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
 
 
 
Herne Hill Velodrome London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Brockwell Lido London
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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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Events near The Rookery

Near The Rookery
Cuban Hideaway: Workshop London
On Soon
Cuban Hideaway: Workshop
London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: Monday 22nd and Monday 29th September 2014 - 7.30pm
The Hideaway, Stanthorpe Road, SW16 | 11 minutes from The Rookery
Learn and develop dancing skills....More
 
 
 
Soul Street London
Ongoing
Soul Street
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 24th April to 18th October 2014
The Hideaway, Stanthorpe Road, SW16 | 11 minutes from The Rookery
The band plays soul and funk covers....More
 
 
 
Monday Night Jam Session And Jazz Workshop London
On Soon
Monday Night Jam Session And Jazz Workshop
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd Sep, 29th Sep, 6th Oct, 13th Oct, 20th Oct and 27th Oct 2014 - 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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Near The Rookery
Rise of the Idiots @ The Exhibit London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Hooting Broadway @ The Selkirk London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Banana Cabaret London
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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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Sights and Attractions near The Rookery

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Rookery
Brixton Windmill London
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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
 
 
 
Dulwich Picture Gallery London
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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
 
 
 
Horniman Museum London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near The Rookery

The best shops and markets near The Rookery
MacFarlane's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Ginger Pig London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Simon Carter Crystal Palace London
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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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Restaurants near The Rookery

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Wholemeal Vegetarian Café London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wholemeal Vegetarian Café
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
1 Shrubbery Road, SW16 | 13 minutes from The Rookery
Vegetarian cuisine. ...More
 
 
 
Tiger Restaurant London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tiger Restaurant
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
133 Streatham High Road, SW16 | 13 minutes from The Rookery
South East Asian Cuisine...More
 
 
 
Mirch Masala London
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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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Education near The Rookery

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The Wine and Food Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Linguaphone Group London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Music Everything Ltd London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
The Rookery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Dulwich Croquet Club London
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
 
 
 
Herne Hill Velodrome London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pubs near The Rookery

The best pubs near London The Rookery.
The Castle London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Rosendale London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Crown & Sceptre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2A Streatham Hill, SW2 | 32 minutes from The Rookery
Pub ...More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Rookery

The Rookery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Ritzy Cafe London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Champagne & Fromage London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne & Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 2.9 miles from The Rookery
Champagne & Fromage Brixton opens on 8th October 2013. Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles ...More
 
 
 
The Loft London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Loft
London > Nightlife > Bars
67 Clapham High Street, SW4 | 3 miles from The Rookery
Yet another bar in the already over-crowded and otherwise unappealing bar-lined Clapham High Street. Is there really any need? The answer, judging by the queue, is ...More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Rookery

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Rookery.
Dulwich Picture Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Boiler House: Battersea Power Station London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Boiler House: Battersea Power Station
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gate 2, 188 Kirtling Street, Battersea, London SW8 | 4.2 miles from The Rookery
The Boiler House benefits from being at the heart of one of London's best loved and iconic landmarks, Battersea Power Station. This temporary structure within the ...More
 
 
 
Southside House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Book Club
Exhibitions | Until 25th November 2014 

The Earl Ferrers Pub 10 minutes walk from The Rookery

Informal reading group....More

Ballroom Dancing
Dance | Until 28th October 2014 

Nettlefold Hall 22 minutes walk from The Rookery

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Karate
Sporting Events | Until 28th October 2014 

Nettlefold Hall 22 minutes walk from The Rookery

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Line Dancing
Sporting Events | Until 28th October 2014 

Nettlefold Hall 22 minutes walk from The Rookery

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Tai Chi Class
Sporting Events | Until 28th October 2014 

Nettlefold Hall 22 minutes walk from The Rookery

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Comedy Pit
Comedy | Until 25th November 2014 

The Bedford 1.86 miles from The Rookery

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Swing Classes: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 25th November 2014 

The Bedford 1.86 miles from The Rookery

Dance workshop....More

Swing Dancing Lessons
Sporting Events | On 23rd September 2014 

Beauberry House 2.03 miles from The Rookery

Swing Patrol joins us every Tuesday to teach West Dulwich how to swing dance....More

Swing Dancing Lessons With Swing Patrol
Sporting Events | Until 23rd September 2014 

Beauberry House 2.03 miles from The Rookery

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Bored Nothing
Concerts | On 23rd September 2014 

The Windmill 2.29 miles from The Rookery

Bored Nothing is the brainchild of Melbourne musician Fergus Miller, pumping out a thrilling concoction of Nineties slacker and grunge. ...More

 
 
 
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