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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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What's on in London 2019

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2019 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2019 London events.

 
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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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The Rookery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
 
 
 
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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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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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Entertainment near The Rookery

Near The Rookery
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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
 
 
 
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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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Rookery
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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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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Studio Voltaire
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1a Nelsons Row, SW4 | 2.9 miles from The Rookery
One of the UK's leading independent arts organisations Studio Voltaire, located just off Clapham High Street, has a track record of ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Rookery

The best shops and markets near The Rookery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roni's Bagel Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
12 Connaught Street, W2 | 2 miles from The Rookery
Owned by Roni Avital, who has been in the bagel business since he set up his first bakery in West Hampstead in 1989, ... More
 
 
 
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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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Aquatic Design Centre
London > Shopping > Pet Care
26 Zennor Trade Park, Zennor Rd, Fitzrovia, London SW12 | 37 minutes from The Rookery
Design-led aquarium in centre of town. Tucked away from the bustle of Oxford Street, lurks this fish-filled fantasia. If you need a break from the chaos of ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Rookery

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brickwood Coffee & Bread Streatham
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
292 Streatham High Road, Streatham Green, SW16 | 12 minutes from The Rookery
One of four Aussie style cafes in south London, Brickwood in Streatham has 28 seats that open up ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wholemeal Vegetarian Café
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
1 Shrubbery Road, SW16 | 13 minutes from The Rookery
Vegetarian cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Tiger Restaurant
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
133 Streatham High Road, SW16 | 13 minutes from The Rookery
South East Asian Cuisine... 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 Great Southern Pub and Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
79 Gipsy Hill, SE19 | 32 minutes from The Rookery
Named after a steam train, to reflect its position next door to Gipsy Hill station, The Great Southern Pub and Kitchen comes with a sun-drenched beer ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Rookery

The Rookery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Imperial Durbar
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Trinity Road, SW17 | 2 miles from The Rookery
Indian cocktail boudoir, Imperial Durbar , in Tooting is heavily influenced by its owners, the Heathcote brothers, and ... More
 
 
 
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
Top Of The Pop
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Totterdown Street, Upstairs at Poptata, Unit 4 Ground floor Market , SW17 | 37 minutes from The Rookery
Located upstairs at Poptata, the street fries specialists in Tooting Market , sister bar Top Of ... 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.
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

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