This hilly, historic park has ornamental ponds, formal flower beds, a walled 'old English' herbaceous flower garden, and a 19th century clock tower.
There's a wide range of outdoor sports facilities, including basketball, football, cricket, tennis courts and Brockwell Lido; a 1930s style lido which is one of London's biggest and most popular outdoor swimming pools.
Facilities include a children's dog-free play area with a sandpit, a paddling pool and a purpose-built BMX track. There is also a picnic area and changing rooms.
There is a café in Brockwell Hall, a 200 year old historic building, in the centre of the park.
There is also a community greenhouse project in the park for volunteers - please telephone 07957 269794 for details.
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The actual garden space of my flat is a) off limits to me, and b) ...carefree, to be euphemistic. But having the acres and acres of green space Brockwell Park offers makes up for it manyfold. Child-friendly, dog-friendly, family-friendly, people-friendly.
Things that prove Brockwell Park could never exist in the US:
- The Lido cafe will sell you warm and/or alcoholic beverages for your...more
Brockwell is located between brixton and Herne hill this large historic park has visitors streaming through throughout the whole year and throughout the years it has develop and refurbish Brockwell hall and lido.
The 38th annual Lambeth Country Show proved the perfect way to end the amazing summer of 2012.
It's a hugely popular free event in Brockwell Park, you can enjoyed two exciting days...more
One of London's best parks, and tourist free!
A lovely park with the usual mix of lawn and trees/shrubs with the added bonuses of a hill with lovely views over London and a huge open air lido (swimming pool) in the original art-deco building with full gym attached and a fantastic café. Add to this it's location close to Brixton and this is one of the very best spots in London for a picnic or...more
What beautiful fireworks!
I can't believe that Lambeth put on a magnificent 30 minute display for FREE!
So fantastic and really made my day. Amazing amazing amazing, and not to be missed.
One word... Wow!more
As far as London parks go, this one sits toward the top of the list. Here's why:
* Green usable space. While it's all very nice when parks have lots of hidden spots surrounded by trees and pathways and ponds, sometimes you just want a big open field in which to set up your massive picnic party and have a jolly good game of rounders (old chap).
* Toilets! After your 4th or 5th Pimms, a...more