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Things to do in Lewisham

Inner London borough joining the Thames at Convoy Wharf

Known for...   Horniman Museum and Gardens, Manor House Gardens and Beckenham Place Park



 

  Attractions

Royal Observatory Greenwich FREE

Home of Greenwich Mean Time and London's only planetarium.
Blackheath Avene
Greenwich
SE10 8XJ

02088584422

Recommended by Jim Francis, Hastings

 

Ranger's House The Wernher Collection

English Heritage - Ranger's House is an elegant Georgian villa built in 1723.
Chesterfield Walk
Blackheath
London
SE10 8QX

 

Queen's House FREE

Stunning classical Renaissance building that is home to The National Maritime Museum's art collection.
Park Row
Greenwich
London
SE10 9NF

02088584422

 

National Maritime Museum FREE

Fascinating look at Britain's seafaring past.
Park Row
Greenwich
London
SE10 9NF

02088584422

Recommended by Tom Evans, Watford

 

Horniman Museum And Gardens

Fascinating Victorian era museum, originally the home of collector and tea trader Frederick John Horniman.
100 London Road
Forest Hill
London
SE23 3PQ

 

Cutty Sark

Beautifully preserved British tea clipper, built on the River Clyde in 1869 and one of the last clippers to be built.
King William Walk
London
SE10 9HT

02083126608

 
 

  Children's Activities

The Green Indoor Mini Golf

18-hole Green Indoor Mini Golf course.
Hither Green
London
SE13 6UR

 

For Kids Co

A quality, affordable, before and after school club and holiday play scheme for children aged 5 - 12 years old.
The Jack Weller Bowls Pavilion, Horn Park
Old Colfeian’s Sports Club, Off of Eltham Road
Lee, London
SE12 8UE

Recommended by Rachel, se12
“Great holiday play schemes”

 
 

  Parks

Brookmill Park FREE

Wide range of features to enjoy, including an ornamental garden, lake, children's play area and nature reserve.
Brookmill Road
London
SE8 4HS

 

Margaret McMillan Park FREE

Transformed in 2009 when entrances were improved, paths reconfigured, two park areas were opened up to create one space.
Watson’s Street
Deptford
SE8 4AU

 

Lewisham Park FREE

Town gardens with fine trees, shrubs and floral borders. The park has a children's playground and large sunken garden.
Ladywell
Lewisham
SE13 6QJ

 

Ferranti Park FREE

This park has a smart modern play area and sits close to the more natural site to the Sue Godfrey Nature Reserve.
Creekside
Deptford
SE8 3EB

 

Hilly Fields FREE

The summit of Hilly Fields stands 175 feet above sea level and commands excellent views over Lewisham and the City.
Adelaide Avenue
Lewisham
London
SE4 1LE

 

Manor Park FREE

Small park set in a residential area lying along Manor Park street close to Hither Green Rail station.
Hither Green
SE13 5NF

 

Cornmill Gardens And River Mill Park FREE

Open space for Lewisham Town Centre, providing residents access to the River Ravensborne.
Lewisham High Street
SE13 6NH

 

Mountsfield Park FREE

Mountsfield Park has a wide range of recreational pursuits for the more energetic, including basketball, football and tennis.
Stainton Road
Hither Green
SE6 1AN

 

Manor House Gardens FREE

Picturesque public park and gardens.
Taunton Road
Lee
SE13 5SU

 

Telegraph Hill Park FREE

The park features a children's playground, a dog-free lower park, tennis courts, new boundary railings and footpaths.
Pepys Road
New Cross
London
SE14 5TJ

 

New Cross Gate Cutting FREE

Woodland set on a deep railway cutting, one of the most important railway cuttings for wildlife in London.
Vesta Road
Lewisham
Greater London
SE4 2NT

 

Fordham Park FREE

Underwent a full regeneration in 2010 when new lighting, trees' planting, furniture and play elements were added to the park.
Pagnell Street
New Cross
SE14 6AY

 

Bellingham Green

This wonderful green space at the heart of Bellingham Estate provides important facilities for all local residents.
London
SE6 3HD

 

Riverview Walk And River Pool Linear Park FREE

The walk follows the River Pool downstream from the Ravensbourne River. The banking has been planted with native trees and shrubs.
Winsford Road
Bell Green
SE6 4BZ

 

Eckington Gardens FREE

The gardens consist of ornamental gardens with mature trees, shrubs and lawns. This area is an important green space.
Monson Road
Lewisham
SE14 5EQ

 

Sydenham Wells Park FREE

One of the most attractive parks in the borough with its fine water features, formal gardens and array of mature trees and shrubs.
Wells Park Road
Upper Sydenham
SE26 6LA

 

Blythe Hill Fields FREE

Due its high elevation, affords fine views over Catford and Lewisham. Includes a children's playground.
Blythe Hill Lane
London
SE6 4UN

 

Blackheath FREE

Blackheath has a high vantage point beside the Thames, commanding a fine prospect over the capital, with views from Point Hill.
Shooters Hill Road
London
SE3 0TY

 

Centre For Wildlife Gardening FREE

An idyllic garden within a quiet residential street, the centre has an award-winning visitor centre.
28 Marsden Road
London
Greater London
SE15 4EE

 

Sydenham Hill Wood And Cox's Walk FREE

A unique mix of ancient woodland, Victorian garden plants and recent woodland. A great place to see woodpeckers, rare insects,bats.
Crescent Wood Road
Southwark
Greater London
SE26 6LS

 

Mayow Park FREE

Mayow Park, originally named Sydenham Recreation Ground, is the borough's oldest municipal park.
Sydenham
London
SE26 4PA

 

Greenwich Park FREE

A grassland enclosure, covering almost 183 acres which serves as a sanctuary for deer, foxes and birds.
Romney Road
Greenwich
SE10 9NF

 
 

  Galleries

APT

Popular gallery.
Harold Works
6 Creekside
SE8 4SA

02086948344

 

Space Station Sixty Five

Artist run contemporary art gallery.
65 North Cross Rd
SE22 9ET

02082995036

 
 

  Cinema

Greenwich Picturehouse

Popular Independent Cinema.
180 Greenwich High Road
Greenwich
London
SE10 8NN

 

The Broadway Theatre

Grade II listed Theatre.
Catford Broadway
Catford
London
SE6 4RU

 
 

  Theatre

Greenwich Theatre

Popular local theatre located in Greenwich.
Crooms Hill
London
SE10 8ES

 

Greenwich Playhouse

London's leading producing studio theatre.
Greenwich British Rail Station Forecourt
London
SE10 8JA

 

Brockley Jack Theatre

Vibrant theatre located in South East London.
410 Brockley Road
London
SE4 2DH

 

Albany Theatre

Performance arts venue and creative centre.
Douglas Way
Deptford
London
SE8 4AG

 
 

  Golf

Aquarius Golf Club

Golf Club.
Marmora Road
Honor Oak
London
SE22 0RY

 

Dulwich & Sydenham Hill Golf Club

Golf Club.
Grange Lane
College Road
London
SE21 7LH

 

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