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Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 9UG
 
 
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Brompton CemeteryOpened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetery was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope with the growing demand for burial space in the city. The 39-acre site designed by Benjamin Baud includes a rather grand domed chapel in the centre of curved 300-foot wide semi-circular arched colonnades - inspired by St Peter's piazza in Rome - at its southern end. Nearby are two warm coloured colonnades made from Bath stone flanking the central path, creating an air of gravitas of as you walk respectfully through the graveyard. Family mausolea, winged sculptures and stone urns all make fitting epitaphs, and a suitable focus for quiet contemplation. Look out for some famous occupants (or take a tour if you really want to know); auctioneer Samuel Leigh Sotheby, and John Wisden, champion cricketer and founder of Wisden's Almanack are just some of the well known people brought to Brompton Cemetery as their final resting place. Beatrix Potter fans can walk in her footsteps and see if they can spot Peter Rabbett, Jeremiah Fisher and Mr McGregor among the engravings on the headstones. As a resident of The Boltons nearby, Beatrix would come here for inspiration.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Fulham Broadway Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
West Brompton Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
21 minutes walk
 
Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Blakes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £166  42% off
33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 11 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Anouska Hempel has a signature minimalist interior design style and everything about Blakes in South Kensington has been designed to her exacting taste. From the black ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  27% off
Imperial Road, SW6 | 11 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Located at Imperial Wharf, the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea is nearby to the chic Kings Road and Chelsea Harbour. Famous London attractions ... More
 
 
 
Cranley Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
10 Bina Gardens, SW5 | 12 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Three 1869 townhouses combine to make The Cranley, a tranquil temporary residence within walking distance of Gloucester Road Tube. Each of the 39 rooms is individually ... More
 
 
 
 
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Circus West Village
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Circus West, Battersea Power Station, SW8 | 2 miles from Brompton Cemetery
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Notting Hill
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Notting Hill, London W11 | 2.2 miles from Brompton Cemetery
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Unit 1 & 2 Yelverton Road, Battersea, SW11 | 19 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 15 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas Carlyle ... More
 
 
 
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Pottery Cafe
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
735 Fulham Road, SW6 | 15 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
All Fulham mums know and love the Pottery Cafe - it's practically a rite of passage for new mums to take their babies here to get ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 18 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow - ... More
 
 
 
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Go Bang Your Tambourine
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th to 31st August 2019 - Various Times
Brompton Cemetery, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 | 5 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Philip King's 1970 play about a fraught relationship between a father and son. Tricia Thorns directs this production....More
 
 
 
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Anahera
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd August to 28th September 2019 - Various Times
Brompton Cemetery, 118 Finborough Road, SW10 | 5 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
A drama from New Zealand writer Emma Kinane that explores the situation of a social worker supporting the family of a missing 11 year-old boy. Directed ...More
 
 
 
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Tony O'Malley Band
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 23rd August 2019 - 9.30pm
Brompton Cemetery, 90 Lots Road, SW10 | 7 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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Finborough Theatre
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118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 5 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
 
 
 
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606 Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
90 Lots Road, SW10 | 7 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Lots Road may be associated with auctions and designer showrooms, but it is also home to the 606 Club. This club will appeal to people looking ... More
 
 
 
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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 7 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
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The Pro Centre
London > Shopping > Photography
Chelsea Wharf, 15 Lots Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 1 minute from Brompton Cemetery
Owned by Hasselblad (UK) this shop certainly lives up to its name in catering for the professional. This is strictly still photography but the digital ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Motoring
611 King's Road, SW6 | 6 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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The King's Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 6 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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Chelsea Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
451 Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 1 minute from Brompton Cemetery
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Nikita's Restaurant & Bar
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
65 Ifield Road, Earls Court, Fulham, London SW10 | 3 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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Marco
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 3 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Marco Pierre White needs no introduction. Anyone who's eaten at any number of his restaurants - Mirabelle, The Oak Room, Luciano, Frankie's (the family restaurant chain ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 15 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 21 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 23 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Chel*ski
London > Leisure >
4 Sotheron Place, Michael Road, SW6 | 6 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
London's largest indoor ski training centre, brought to you by the team behind Clip N Climb and located nearby, Chel*Ski ... More
 
 
 
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Clip n Climb Chelsea
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19 Michael Road, SW6 | 7 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Climbing meets theme park at Clip n Climb Chelsea where there are 22 separate challenges from the Jungle Gym to the Skyscraper. Take the Speed Climbing ... More
 
 
 
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Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 8 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Based in the Cremorne Riverside Centre on the waterfront at Chelsea, Kayaking London offers a variety of trips, tours and bespoke experiences enabling the public to ... More
 
 
 
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Lots Road Pub & Dining Room
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114 Lots Road, SW10 | 6 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW10 | 7 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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The Tommy Tucker
London > Nightlife > Pubs
22 Waterford Road, SW6 | 7 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 3 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
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Vagabond Wines Fulham
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18-22 Vanston Place, SW6 | 9 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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Below The Cut
London > Nightlife > Bars
461 North End Road, SW6 | 10 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
Hidden below Hanger SW6, Below The Cut is a drinking den for meat lovers with liquor and cocktails served alongside bar snacks that champion a forgotten ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 3 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
 
 
 
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Earls Court Conference and Exhibition Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 20 minutes from Brompton Cemetery
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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