The Rookery  

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

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  • Visitor Information

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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London's Best Events 2017

Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tooting Bec Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tooting Bec Road, SW16 | 20 minutes from The Rookery
An urban oasis in Wandsworth which features woodland, a lake, lido and open common land, Tooting Bec Common is a haven for wildlife, sports and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near The Rookery

The Rookery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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Streatham Common Kite Day
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 14th May 2017
The Rookery, Streatham High Road, SW16 | 4 minutes from The Rookery
Hoping for a strong wind for their annual kite display, the Streatham Common Kite Day returns for its 19th year. A host of colourful kites soar ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near The Rookery

Near The Rookery
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
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
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

What are the best dining options near The Rookery 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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

Near The Rookery
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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Leisure near The Rookery

The Rookery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tooting Bec Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tooting Bec Road, SW16 | 20 minutes from The Rookery
An urban oasis in Wandsworth which features woodland, a lake, lido and open common land, Tooting Bec Common is a haven for wildlife, sports and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pubs near The Rookery

The best pubs near London The Rookery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bull Streatham
London > Nightlife > Pubs
498 Streatham High Road, SW16 | 7 minutes from The Rookery
Built in 1768, The Bull started out as The Pied Bull, a modest coaching inn and a popular stopping place for travellers to London. Young's took ... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2A Streatham Hill, SW2 | 32 minutes from The Rookery
Pub ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Rookery

The Rookery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barrio Brixton
London > Nightlife > Bars
30 Acre Lane, SW2 | 2.8 miles from The Rookery
Brazilian-inspired cocktail bar and cantina Barrio Brixton serves tapas-style food, plus late night club with DJs. Taking its name from the ... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Rookery

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Rookery.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 4.3 miles from The Rookery
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for The Rookery

The Rookery, The Rokery
 
 

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