Nunhead Cemetery


Nunhead Cemetery is a 52 acre Victorian burial ground situated on a hill 4 miles south of central London. A ruined gothic chapel overlooks a large area of secondary woodland. Ash and sycamore conceal headstones, angels and impressive tombs. The wooded area provides nesting sites for woodpeckers, warblers and jays.

Opening Times

Opening Times:

The cemetery is open to the public daily (including weekends) from 08:30 to 16:00 throughout the winter months and stays open slightly later in spring and summer. Please note these times are subject to alteration so check the website before visiting.

Venue Details & Map

Nunhead Cemetery

Linden Grove
SE15 3LP
+44 (0)20 7525 2000
Public transport:
Rail: Nunhead. P12 bus to Nunhead Rail station; Bus: P3, P12

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