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Nunhead Cemetery, South London

Nunhead Cemetery Linden Grove, London SE15 3LP, England
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Somehow we never knew.

How many people would think of this place? I had overlooked it when visiting the the other great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Quirky, wild and interesting place to ramble

We visited this interesting cemetery just before Christmas. I'd heard of the place but never... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Nunhead Cemetery Linden Grove, London SE15 3LP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

How many people would think of this place? I had overlooked it when visiting the the other great mid Victorian burial grounds but this place is easily worth an hour or so. Many impressive or touching tombs and sculptures. Numerous pathways and overgrown woods areas....More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We visited this interesting cemetery just before Christmas. I'd heard of the place but never visited before and was looking for somewhere to take a walk and get some fresh air. It reminded me of Highgate Cemetery and Stoke Newington Cemetery. Lots of large and...More

2  Thank StezzaWazza
Reviewed 1 January 2018

When I lived in London in the '90s I enjoyed visiting Highgate and Brompton Cemeteries occasionally. These are two of the Magnificent Seven cemeteries, which were built in the 1830s in response to a massive influx of population to London in the early 19th century...More

1  Thank Abbotsbury92
Reviewed 2 August 2017

If an estate agent was asked to describe Nunhead cemetery it would be along the lines of ‘many of the original features still visible, unspoilt, lots of potential’. In other words, much of Nunhead cemetery is overgrown. The council keeps the paths clear and there...More

2  Thank Colin E
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

What a place. I discover more each time I walk here. It's a mix of old and new, but it's the old and derelict part a love. It's like stepping into another world. Monuments akimbo and statues minus hands and heads that look like they...More

2  Thank Blayze C
Reviewed 17 June 2017

less knows as Highgate cemetery, but very beautiful too. Walked there several hours, even saw a fox running by. Very peaceful and great place to walk, Highly recommended

1  Thank OzymandiaA
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Great walk, oddly beautiful and a lot of history. This is a place well worth a visit and a walk, recommended.

1  Thank soheil A
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Nunhead Cemetery is one of South London’s hidden treasures. It’s probably the least know of the ‘Magnificent Seven’, the seven great Victorian cemeteries built in the 1830s and 1840s on the fringes of London at that time, to relieve the terrible overcrowding in the traditional...More

9  Thank Brian T
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I discovered this Cemetery about 10 years ago while visiting an old aunt who lived nearby. It's beautiful! So peaceful and relaxing strolling amongst the Angels, Baby Cherubs complete with harps which loom up out out of the overgrown trees and shrubs. Time has removed...More

1  Thank susie1717m
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely walk here. Some very interesting graves and buildings. Lots of dogs and wild life.you can hear and see the parakeets

2  Thank Cathy M
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