How is life in Nunhead? A thorough guide of the neighbourhood

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London from above

Wikipedia gives us the quick following overview of the area: “ Nunhead Cemetery is one of the Magnificent Seven cemeteries in London, England. It is perhaps the least famous and celebrated of them. The cemetery is located in Nunhead in the London Borough of Southwark and was originally known as All Saints’ Cemetery. Nunhead Cemetery was consecrated in 1840 and opened by the London Cemetery Company. It is a Local Nature Reserve. “

In the city of Nunhead, what kind of things are there to do?

What makes the heart of Nunhead? At Cozee we asked ourselves what would define the culture, the vibe of a given area. We have come up with the following elements so whether you are a foodie or a night bird, we got you covered. Check out the different restaurants, pubs and gyms that exist in Nunhead to help you decide as to whether to move there or not.

Pubs in the area

As Londoners at Cozee, we cherish our weekly visits to the local pub. Why not embrace the same in your new living space? We’ve diligently tested and reviewed all the pubs in Nunhead – well, not literally, but we wish we had! Here’s our list of the finest pubs in Nunhead.

We have not found any great pubs in this area. If we were wrong, tell us in the comments the name and address of your local pub. We’ll amend this page. Would be a shame not to let people know what is your hidden gem!

Green spaces and parks of Nunhead

One of London’s greatest features are the large green spaces that cover the surface of the city. Check below if Nunhead is a good fit for you. Be it for a simple walk or for a casual summer picnic.

Park Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Telegraph Hill Upper Park Kitto Road, London 4.6 1277
Nunhead Green Mosaic 37 Nunhead Green, London N/A N/A
Dr Harold Moody Park Sturdy Road, London 3.9 64
Consort Park Peckham, London N/A N/A
Peckham dog Park 39 Kitto Road, London N/A N/A
St Mary’s Frobisher Park London 4.5 12
Kirkwood Nature Reserve Bidwell Street, London 4.5 25
Telegraph Hill Lower Park Kitto Road, London 4.6 161
Green view Rye Hill Park (Stop EL, London N/A N/A
Peckham Rye Park & Common 34 Straker’s Road, London 4.5 3850
Priory Court Garden Priory Court, 1 Cheltenham Road, London N/A N/A
Birch Close Green 14 Birch Close, London N/A N/A
Cossal Park Peckham, London N/A N/A
Peckham Rye Duck Pond 133 Creek Rd, London N/A N/A
Frendsbury Gardens 1 Frendsbury Road, London 4.5 64
Dog Park 83 Staveley Close, London N/A N/A
Japanese Garden Peckham Rye Park And Common, Straker’s Road, London 4.3 13
Martock Court Green 25 Martock Court, London N/A N/A
American Garden FW4R+W4, London 5 1
Nunhead Green London N/A N/A

What supermarkets are there?

Out of all the other services in Nunhead, supermarkets are arguably some of the most important. Take a look at the table below that tells you where the nearest supermarkets are so you can do your shppping conveniently. It would be a shame to move somewhere new and not realise some of your favourite stores aren’t nearby in Nunhead.

Supermarket/Grocery store name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Sainsbury’s Local 14-15 Church Lane, London 3.4 42
Poundland 650-652 High Road, London 4.2 595
Tesco Express 567, 569 High Road Leytonstone, London 2.6 77
Tesco Superstore Gainsborough Road, London 3.9 704
Sala UK Ltd 31 Church Lane, London 4.7 60
Iceland Supermarket Leytonstone 787 High Road Leytonstone, London 4 759
International Food Centre London 558 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 14
The Continental Food Exchange – Leytonstone 647-661 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.2 1089
International Supermarket London 616, 618 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.2 21
7 Star Traders 24-27 Church Lane, London 3.7 57
Quick Pick 736-738 High Road Leytonstone, London 3.7 25
Corner Food & Wine London High Road Leytonstone, London N/A N/A
Express Food & Wine, London 423-427 High Road Leytonstone, London 4.3 239

What kind of gyms are there in Nunhead?

More at-home work means more gym-goers. Major chains make staying active in Nunhead easy.

Gym Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Awayoga 22 Limes Walk, Linden Grove, London 4.3 N/A
Yogarise Peckham – Yoga classes in Peckham Rye, London Bussey Building, 133 Copeland Road, London 4.3 259
Yoga Jeannie. com Telegraph Hill Yoga Centre, Kitto Road, London 4.3 2
Illume Pilates Buchan Tenants & Residents Association Hall, Buchan Road, London 4.3 7
Zumba Peckham 63 Saint Mary’s Road, London 4.3 1
Simona Dance Fitness 5 Nunhead Green, London 4.3 12
outdoor gym 34 Stanbury Road, London 4.3 N/A
Monica Giacomin Pilates, Yoga and Thai Massage Pepys Road, London 4.3 N/A
F45 Training Peckham Rye 239-241 Rye Lane, London 4.3 273
Be Military Fit Peckham Rye Straker’s Road, London 4.3 4
Phantai Flat 1, London 4.3 N/A
Gloves On!’ Personal Training in Fitness, Boxing, MMA 84 Erlanger Road, London 4.3 N/A
Anytime Fitness Peckham 190 Rye Lane, London 4.3 169
Love Yoga Peckham Studio 54 Peckham Rye, London 4.3 33
CRANK Unit 1, 133 Copeland Road, London 4.3 30
The Yard Unit 1, 133 Copeland Road, London 4.3 39
IVS DIAMOND POWER 1a York Grove, London 4.3 N/A
Peckham Rye Outdooor Gym FW5R+3V, London 4.3 N/A
Lizzie Fitness Unit 1, Copeland Park &, Bussey Building, 133 Copeland Road, Peckham Rye, London 4.3 5
DaniPilates & Muscle Activation Techniques MAT® 2 Inverton Road, London 4.3 4

Museums & Galleries

Art helps discover an area’s culture. Galleries and museums are great weekend enjoyment and you can find where all the fun is happening by checking out the museum and galleries table for Nunhead below.

Museum name Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Flow Associates 19 Wroxton Road, London N/A N/A

What kind of restaurants are there?

Nunhead has a range of different places to eat. From Chinese, Indian or Italian ones, your area is vibrant with life and if you are a foodie you will surely find what you are looking for here.

Restaurant Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
The Angel Oak 31 Peckham Rye, London 4.3 1158
Copeland Park 133 Copeland Road, London 4.3 676
Palace Chinese Takeaway 22 Gibbon Road, London 4.3 84
The Man of Kent 4 Nunhead Green, London 4.3 124
Spices 91 Evelina Road, London 4.3 46
Jerkiz 100 Evelina Road, London 4.3 336
Kyo ya Sushi 84 Nunhead Grove, London 4.3 2
Mr Ma 84 Nunhead Grove, London 4.3 17
Cheungs 289 Peckham Rye, London 4.3 85
Full Garden 230 Rye Lane, London 4.3 87
Bosco & Bee London 4.3 N/A
The Waverley Arms 202 Ivydale Road, London 4.3 517
Voodoo Ray’s – Peckham 285 Rye Lane, London 4.3 591
TUPI Peckham 206 Rye Lane, London 4.3 287
Kapadokya Fish & Chips 44 Peckham Rye, London 4.3 69
Tasty African Food 221 Rye Lane, London 4.3 105
Omni 24A Peckham Rye, London 4.3 166
Papa Johns Pizza 193 Queen’s Road, London 4.3 130
Mamma Dough – Peckham 179 Queen’s Road, London 4.3 407
Beer Rebellion 129 Queen’s Road, London 4.3 317

The amenities you might need in Nunhead

Below is a list of the places you may want to check out if the area of Nunhead. This can really help you out when you are moving to an area or neighbourhood.

Schools around Nunhead

Having an educational institution close by is a great perk when moving. See the list below of schools located in the Nunhead vicinity and how they relate to property prices.

School Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Haberdashers’ Hatcham College (Pepys Road site) 135 Pepys Road, London 3.4 37
Bright Horizons Peckham Rye Day Nursery and Preschool 24 Waveney Avenue, London 3.8 16
St Thomas the Apostle School & Sixth Form College, Nunhead Hollydale Road, London 3.9 63
Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich Homestall Road, London 3.3 47
Mischa Foster Poole – Private Tutor Hollydale Road, London N/A N/A
Banana Moon Day Nursery St. Mary Magdalene Church Hall, 63 Saint Mary’s Road, London 5 3
Get Behind the Kit 31C Rye Hill Park, London N/A N/A
Slb 76 Waller Road, London N/A N/A
Bebright Bunnies Nursery Brockley Kitto Road, London 5 3
Palm Tree Academy 8 20 Gordon Road, London 5 1
Rye Garden Day Nursery 1 East Dulwich Road, London 4.4 13
St Mary Magdalene C Of E Primary School 48 Brayards Road, London 3.6 10
Sacredheart Camberwell London Bussey Alley, London N/A N/A
Rye Oak Primary School Whorlton Road, London 3.6 17
Stepping Stones Montessori Ltd 39 Kitto Road, London 4.8 5
Edmund Waller Primary School 86a Waller Road, London 5 8
Hollydale Primary School Hollydale primary school, Hollydale Road, London 2.3 13
Goslings Nursery 106 Evelina Road, London 5 15
Purple Jay Peckham Rye 34 Waveney Avenue, London 5 1
Globe academy Harper Rd, London N/A N/A

Post offices of Nunhead

Nearby post offices make sending and getting packages a breeze. Post office branches in Nunhead provide services like money orders and postal insurance alongside mail services. You can take a look for yourself to see where they are located below.

Post Office Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Evelina Road Post Office 127-129 Evelina Road, London 4.4 20
Royal Mail Post Box 26 Scylla Road, London 4 1
Post Box London 5 2

Tube & Train stations within the region of Nunhead

We assembled the train and tube stations of Nunhead in a convenient table below so you can find the best location for you to live if transport connections are important to you.

Train or tube station name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Queens Road Peckham United Kingdom 3.8 120
Nunhead Gibbon Road, London 3.8 44

Health amenities that are in Nunhead

Nunhead has 1 medical institutions. These include hospitals, doctors offices, pharmacies and other stores providing medical attention. Here are the details the nearby medical institutions (1000 radius of the area).

Medical institution Name Address Average Rating Number of ratings
Nicolette -sw Glover House, Nunhead Lane, London N/A N/A

What to do in the area of Nunhead

It could be that Nunhead has a lively atmosphere with many activities happening and there are ways to find this out. To discover what to do in your area, we recommend looking at sites like Timeout that list weekly events in Nunhead. We want to make finding things easy, so here’s a link to see upcoming happenings in Nunhead. Also, knowing what’s available in Nunhead and where helps when getting to know a new place. That’s why we made a map with property price info from this article to simplify your search.

What areas are nearby?

What do you think about Nunhead?

We would love to hear what people like you think of Nunhead. Not only your experience there is valuable to us to understand what makes this area desirable but it might also help people moving into the area feel welcome and feel part of the Nunhead ‘s community.

Let us know what you think of our guide of Nunhead

We need your help to make our guides more useful for our readers.

If you need a comparison of other nearby neighbourhoods besides Nunhead, Cozee Properties have provided you with guides with information on other areas too.

Neighbourhood name Link to our guide
Forest Hill See the guide here
Honor Oak See the guide here
Dulwich Village See the guide here
Crofton Park See the guide here
East Dulwich See the guide here
Western Ladywell See the guide here
Ladywell See the guide here
Herne Hill See the guide here
Lewisham See the guide here
Brockley See the guide here
Loughborough Junction See the guide here
Denmark Hill See the guide here
Peckham See the guide here
Camberwell See the guide here
New Cross Gate See the guide here
Southampton Way Estate See the guide here
New Cross See the guide here
Deptford See the guide here
Evelyn See the guide here
Portland Street See the guide here
Bermondsey See the guide here
Surrey Quays See the guide here
Forest Hill See the guide here
Honor Oak See the guide here
Dulwich Village See the guide here
Crofton Park See the guide here
East Dulwich See the guide here
Western Ladywell See the guide here
Ladywell See the guide here
Herne Hill See the guide here
Lewisham See the guide here
Brockley See the guide here
Loughborough Junction See the guide here
Denmark Hill See the guide here
Peckham See the guide here
Camberwell See the guide here
New Cross Gate See the guide here
Southampton Way Estate See the guide here
New Cross See the guide here
Deptford See the guide here
Evelyn See the guide here

If you are looking to buy or sell a property and want to get an idea of how the market works there, have a look at our property prices guides below

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