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Walk in the woods, quiet and full of history and memories, a must if you're in the area. There's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
C L
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Oasis of calm

One of London's massive Victorian cemeteries. Its on the first hill at the edge of South East... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
apisas
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Walk in the woods, quiet and full of history and memories, a must if you're in the area. There's even a perfectly framed view of St Paul's.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank C L
Reviewed March 3, 2019

One of London's massive Victorian cemeteries. Its on the first hill at the edge of South East London so commands great views of the city and on a good day clear across the London basin all the way to the similar cemeteries in North London.Although...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank apisas
Reviewed January 19, 2019

Tours every 1st Sunday of month at Linden Grove entrance, 2pm. The original owners went bust between late 60's and mid-70's, and nature took the chance to grow wild. With gentle stewardship this place has become a haven for nature, wildflowers - and is gorgeously...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful and peaceful cemetery. The Friends of Nunhead Cemetery give an excellent free tour (check their site for details). Very interesting and informative. Such a beautiful place!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank s0phC0l
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old cemetery to walk around and have some quiet contemplation. I recently watched a film here too during the Nunhead free film festival, was a great evening.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Isobel T
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Surprised to see an "open" day at a cemetery bso went along to see what was happening. It was a fate and really enjoyable with singers in the old ruin, beautiful horses, plant and flower sellers, talks and more.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank edwardospeals
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Such a great few hours learning about the history of our city through the tour of the graves of the musical artists here at Nunhead. The tales involved rags to riches to rags again; murder and accidental deaths. All good. 12 year old son enthralled....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

A really nice place to spend a day out. Loads of things of interest to see from the grave stones and monuments with historic enscriptions to the curn out chapel that you can walk around. We met a few interesting folk along the way and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Colin D
Reviewed May 27, 2018

It seems almost macabre to be writing once again a review of something so closely associated with death, and also to be giving it a 5* rating (I last reviewed this place in April 2017). But Nunhead Cemetery in Nunhead in South London is such...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Visited again for the open day and did a tour of the crypt which is usually closed. Also did the guided tour which h is very informative. It lasted 1 hour but the guide said that the tours they do once a month are a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sandy H
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