Herne Hill Velodrome

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Burbage Road, SE24 9HE
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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 riders. In fact, between 1987, when the track at Paddington Recreational Ground was demolished, and 2011, when the new London 2012 Velodrome was opened in the Olympic Park in Stratford, Herne Hill was the only cycling track in London. British Olympic gold medallist and Tour de France star, Bradley Wiggins, started racing at Herne Hill when he was 12 and has supported a recent campaign to raise money needed for refurbishment. Unlike a modern Olympic velodrome, Herne Hill has a larger circumference (450m long) and a shallower banking (30 degrees at steepest part). Herne Hill hosted the track cycling events in the 1948 Summer Olympics and was the home of Crystal Palace FC during the First World War. For more information on the Herne Hill Velodrome and for details of the various training programmes available for cyclists of all ages and levels, please visit www.hernehillvelodrome.com.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Brixton Tube Station
25 minutes walk
Denmark Hill Station
26 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Herne Hill Railway Station
10 minutes walk

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What to do in London throughout 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.

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Herne Hill Velodrome gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Dulwich Croquet Club
London > Leisure > Games
Burbage Road, SE21 | 4 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dulwich Road, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 12 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Brockwell Lido
London > Leisure >
Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 15 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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 Herne Hill Velodrome

Near Herne Hill Velodrome
Ongoing
Am I Rembrandt'
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 8th November 2016 to 5th March 2017 - 10am-5pm
Herne Hill Velodrome, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
The exhibition explores how curators and conservators can tell whether paintings are authentic. Through X-rays and technical analysis, two paintings by Rembrandt - A Young Man, ...More
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Ongoing
Vanessa Bell
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 8th February to 4th June 2017
Herne Hill Velodrome, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
Works by the acclaimed artist Vanessa Bell, a central figure of the Bloomsbury Group, go on display at Dulwich Picture Gallery from February 2017. The exhibition ...More
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Sargent: The Watercolours
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 21st June to 8th October 2017
Herne Hill Velodrome, Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
This June, the Dulwich Picture Gallery hosts the first major UK exhibition of watercolours by John Singer Sargent. Sargent: The Watercolours brings together nearly 80 works ...More
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Entertainment near Herne Hill Velodrome

Near Herne Hill Velodrome
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Hootananny Brixton
London > Entertainment > Pubs
95 Effra Road, SW2 | 19 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ... More
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Ritzy Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 24 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
If the Ritzy were a cat, it would have used up most of its nine lives. The cinema started life in 1910 as the Electric Pavilion, ... More
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O2 Academy Brixton
London > Entertainment > Live Music
211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 28 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Herne Hill Velodrome

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Herne Hill Velodrome
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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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Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 25 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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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Horniman Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
100 London Road, SE23 | 29 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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 Herne Hill Velodrome

The best shops and markets near Herne Hill Velodrome
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The Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
1 Calton Avenue, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
Hazel Broadfoot's and Julian Toland's run a superb, high class bookshop in the heart of Dulwich Village. All the staff have a real enthusiasm, thirst for ... More
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 16 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
This East Dulwich branch of Moxon's fishmongers in Lordship Lane is a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced fish and is regarded as one of the best ... More
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Spray Rose
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 16 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
Based in sleepy Dulwich, London’s number one mail order florist offers a comprehensive service across the city, the country and the world! And you won’t find ... More
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Restaurants near Herne Hill Velodrome

What are the best dining options near Herne Hill Velodrome London?
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
94 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 6 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
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Number 22 Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
22 Half Moon Lane, SE24 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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Olley's
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
67 Norwood Road, SE24 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
Fish & Chips ... More
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Education near Herne Hill Velodrome

Near Herne Hill Velodrome
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 2.2 miles from Herne Hill Velodrome
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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Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 2.9 miles from Herne Hill Velodrome
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 37 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
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Leisure near Herne Hill Velodrome

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Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | Same location as Herne Hill Velodrome
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Croquet Club
London > Leisure > Games
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dulwich Road, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 12 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
Community greenhouses within Brockwell Park.... More
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Pubs near Herne Hill Velodrome

The best pubs near London Herne Hill Velodrome.
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The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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
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The Commercial
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
210-212 Railton Road, SE24 | 9 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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The Rosendale
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Rosendale Road, SE21 | 18 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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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Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 23 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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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Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 24 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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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Barrio Brixton
London > Nightlife > Bars
30 Acre Lane, SW2 | 25 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
Brazilian-inspired cocktail bar and cantina Barrio Brixton serves tapas-style food, plus late night club with DJs. Taking its name from the ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Herne Hill Velodrome

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Herne Hill Velodrome.
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The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 3 miles from Herne Hill Velodrome
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 3.2 miles from Herne Hill Velodrome
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 7 minutes from Herne Hill Velodrome
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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