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Brompton Cemetery

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A spot of calm

Well worth dropping into this calming cemetery which sits in the heart of the city. Perhaps not the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
StephenCr0ss
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Dublin, Ireland
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Well worth a visit to this London gem

This cemetery is calm, beautiful and very well looked-after. It has a long walkway in the middle... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Extraharissa
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth dropping into this calming cemetery which sits in the heart of the city. Perhaps not the safest place as there are some rough looking people prowling about. My understanding is there are some famous people buried here. I always find it surreal to...More

1  Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cemetery is calm, beautiful and very well looked-after. It has a long walkway in the middle, trees on either side form a protective feeling as you walk down - almost like an umbrella above you head. A £6.2 million pounds refurbishment has revitalised areas....More

1  Thank Extraharissa
Reviewed 30 September 2018

In a busy and built up part of London, this is a lovely green oasis. The site is 39 acres. Just next to West Brompton underground station. As you enter the North Lodge there is a very pleasant cafe, with toilets. The memorials are very...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Fabulous place for a peaceful walk and so much history, wild in places great to see wildlife, free in and great cafe.

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

My family and I were walking back to our hotel and we took a route through this cemetery. It’s very large and serene but sad because of the neglect a lot of the headstones have received. Some are completely covered in grass while others are...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Brompton Cemetery is a 2 minute walk from West Brompton Station, District Line. I went to visit after reading an article which explained that the cemetery has been partly restored and new facilities added after extra funding was received. Volunteers, too, have played a big...More

1  Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Another important cemetery to visit. We had filmed while at college in the grounds. We had an absolutely wonderful time yet back then it was more safe. Revisiting the grounds again after decades it is still the same, peaceful and quiet. It is always the...More

2  Thank georgeemmaant
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I spent today at the cemetery with a friend looking at the Commonwealth War Graves. It was bucketing down with rain so there weren't very many people around. Perhaps that's why we didn't feel particularly safe. Things started off well with tea in the North...More

3  Thank Julia W
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I have been to two of the other Seven Cemeterys and this is the one that is most unkept and quiet. There are official dog walking routes and these paths were quite busy but when you go off these you are on your own. Saw...More

Thank LondonNefertiti
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Having already visited Highgate I was interested in visiting seeing another of the Magnificent Seven and due to the proximity of public transport(West Brompton train station is literally round the corner) I decided on this one. I'm glad I did. Fantastic funerary architecture alongside gravestones...More

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ladyinblack1964
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Response from H19PPO | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee to pay to walk around the cemetery. It is unusual in that it is both a place for burials and a public park.
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cheaptravel_10
1 February 2017|
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Response from Carole T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nancy As H19PPO points out Highgate is 45 mins away whereas Brompton is only 20 mins. You would need to spend a day at Highgate to see most of it including the West Side - guided tours are available.and then refresh at... More
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Pam C
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It is about 35min with the tube.
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