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BexleyAlthough only 12 miles south east of central London (30 minutes by train), Bexley boasts over 1500 acres of open space and green parkland. Danson Park, believed to have been landscaped by the famous 'Capability Brown', is the setting for many of Bexley's annual summer events. Historic attractions include Hall Place, a Jacobean mansion house featuring award-winning gardens, set beside the River Cray. Lesnes Abbey built in the 12th century by Richard de Lucy, Chief Justice to Henry II, is also located in the borough. Other places of interest include the David Evans Silk Centre & Museum which outlines the history of silk and provides demonstrations of hand-silk printing.


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Welling Railway Station
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Canada Square Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Canada Square, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 5.3 miles from Bexley
Open space in the centre of Canary Wharf, Canada Square Park is a popular outdoor area for concerts and screenings of sporting events in the ... More
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Nunhead Cemetery
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Linden Grove, SE15 | 6.1 miles from Bexley
Nunhead Cemetery is a 52 acre Victorian burial ground situated on a hill four miles south of Central London. A ruined Gothic chapel overlooks a large ... More
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Victoria Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Approach Road, Hackney, London | 7.3 miles from Bexley
One of London’s best kept secrets, Victoria Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon. Inside the park's boundaries countless varieties of trees stripe the ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Bexley

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bexley
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Red House (William Morris Museum)
London > Attractions > Museums
Red House Lane, Bexleyheath, DA6 | 2 miles from Bexley
The William Morris-designed Red House in Bexleyheath was once described as "the beautifullest place on earth" by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, whose paintings are on show inside ... More
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Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Royal Arsenal, SE18 | 2 miles from Bexley
From sling-shot to missile, this museum traces the evolution of artillery and really is explosive in content. Housing Europe's widest variety of historic and modern ... More
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Royal Artillery Barracks
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Artillery Place, Woolwich, SE18 | 37 minutes from Bexley
The Royal Artillery Barrracks are not open to the public. But you can learn about the history of the Gunners at Firepower, The Royal Artillery Museum, ... More
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Entertainment near Bexley

Near Bexley
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Brick Lane Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
443 North Woolwich Road, E16 | 3.1 miles from Bexley
One of London's last surviving traditional music halls.... More
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Blackheath Halls
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
23 Lee Road, SE3 | 3.4 miles from Bexley
Compile a list of London's major arts and entertainment venues and the Blackheath Halls won't immediately spring to mind as being one of the most high ... More
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Greenwich Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 4.4 miles from Bexley
This Greenwich cinema has not been a resounding success. Since opening in 1989 it's gone bankrupt twice, closing down for long periods. Fortunately for locals - ... More
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Shopping near Bexley

The best shops and markets near Bexley
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Simon Carter Blackheath
London > Shopping > Menswear
9 Tranquil Vale, SE3 | 3.5 miles from Bexley
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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JoJo Maman Bebe, Blackheath
London > Shopping >
21 Montpelier Vale, SE3 | 3.5 miles from Bexley
JoJo Maman Bébé is a one-stop solution for pregnancy and beyond and offers a wide range of stylish maternity wear, adorable babywear ... More
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The Bookshop on the Heath
London > Shopping > Books
74 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, SE3 | 3.5 miles from Bexley
A book lovers gem. As one of London's oldest and last remaining second-hand bookshops, this bookshop stocks signed first editions and collectables as well as local ... More
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Restaurants near Bexley

What are the best dining options near Bexley London?
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Potbelly
London > Restaurants >
The Street, Westfield Stratford City, SE18 | 2.6 miles from Bexley
Aiming to take on Pret and Subway in the sandwich stakes, Potbelly specialises in deep-filled hot, toasted sandwiches, live music and shakes. The sandwich shop on ... More
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Street Feast: Woolwich
London > Restaurants >
14 Plumstead Road, SE18 | 34 minutes from Bexley
Street food pioneers Street Feast open their fourth permanent site in 2018, bringing an indulgent line-up of traders to Woolwich. Taking over the Plumstead Road Covered ... More
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Yak & Yeti - Eltham
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
86 Eltham High Street, SE9 | 37 minutes from Bexley
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
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Education near Bexley

Near Bexley
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 4.2 miles from Bexley
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7.3 miles from Bexley
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 8.1 miles from Bexley
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
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Leisure near Bexley

Bexley gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Charlton Lido
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Hornfair Park, Shooters Hill Road, SE18 | 2.2 miles from Bexley
With the help of an Olympic Legacy investment of over �4 million, Charlton Lido has been given a major upgrade. Part of the ... More
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Danson Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Danson Road, Bexleyheath, DA6 | 2.5 miles from Bexley
Danson Park provides a large number of facilities for active recreation and for those who simply like to walk and enjoy its many facets. The location, ... More
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Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 3.9 miles from Bexley
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
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Pubs near Bexley

The best pubs near London Bexley.
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 4.2 miles from Bexley
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
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The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 4.3 miles from Bexley
... More
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The Hill
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
89 Royal Hill, SE10 | 4.3 miles from Bexley
A couple of years back, in 2005, the Barley Mow became The Hill and changed from an average local (with a dodgy clientele) to a gastropub ... More
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Nightlife near Bexley

Bexley clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 4.1 miles from Bexley
Studio 338 opened in spectacular style in March 2014, with Mark 'MK' Kinchen, Kevin Saunderson and Kate Simko all on the line-up. With a capacity of ... More
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 4.4 miles from Bexley
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 4.4 miles from Bexley
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Bexley

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bexley.
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Eltham Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Court Yard, Off Court Rd, SE9 | 2.2 miles from Bexley
Restored by English Heritage, this fantastic house offers visitors the chance to indulge in the opulence of 1930s Britain whilst at the same time experiencing the ... More
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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 3.8 miles from Bexley
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 4.4 miles from Bexley
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 

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