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Please note, due to Covid-19 activities and venues in this area may be affected by government guidelines.
Just three stops on the train from New Cross Gate, Forest Hill is home to the Horniman Museum and Gardens. This museum hold a fascinatingly diverse collection of artefacts and activities, and is set in grounds that have spectacular views across the city.
With plenty of shops, cafes and even a weekly farmers' market, the area is a great place to spend a laid-back afternoon. It is also home to many pubs and a comedy club, so can be a great choice for a good night out too.
Want to find out more? Read Time Out's guide to Forest Hill.
Photos by: Annie Kruntcheva
On the map
Goldsmiths: 10 minutes away
Heathrow Airport: 75 minutes away
Gatwick Airport: 45 minutes away
London Bridge: 20 minutes away