Getting Around Town
A vibrant part of South London, Peckham is a saxon name meaning the ‘village of the River Peck’, whose remnants, now a small stream can still be seen in the majestic park of Peckham Common. Since then much has changed with Peckham now being a hotspot for urban cool, art, music and vibrant nightlife. Informal, award winning restaurants, indepedent retailers, avant garde bars and clubs are flourishing with a casual cool that only Peckham can provide.
With excellent bus and rail links you will find Peckham Rooms Hotel to be the ideal base in exploring the London cool of the south as well as easy routes into the town centre.
Peckham Rooms Hotel is situated in the heart of South London with fantastic transport, bus and rail links into town. With Queens Road overground and rail service on our doorstep, London Bridge, Victoria, Blackfriars, East London and Shoreditch are all within 20-25 mins journey time while regular buses nearby the hotel offer efficient transport routes into the town centre.
Finding us is easy
With Queens Road Peckham overground and rail station on our doorstep getting to us couldn’t be any easier. On arriving at Queens Road Peckham station, come out onto Asylum Road where you will see Blackbird bakery on your left, then turn right onto Queens Road. Walk a further 10 minutes passing the ‘Beer Rebellion’ and ‘Kitchen 54’ on your right, you will then see the familiar sign of Peckham Rooms Hotel on your left opposite the road.
Places to Go
Great shopping, Bars, Restaurants & night life
Upon exiting the hotel turn left and head straight for 10 mins, you will see Peckham library & Leisure centre on your right, while on your left will be ‘Rye Lane’. Explore ‘Ryle lane’ for great shopping until you reach ‘Peckham Rye train station’ , where at the junction of ‘Blenheim Road’ you will find great bars, restaurants and nightlife.
Great Restaurants, bars & Parks
From Carlton Grove QC take bus 171, 36 or 436 straight to Camberwell : 10 minute journey.
With Camberwell green park on your left , carry on up camberwell church street for wonderful bars and restaurants.
Alternatively at the junction of the green, cross the road and head 10 mins up Denmark hill past the hospital to visit the majestic Ruskin Park.
Great Restaurants & Bars
Upon exiting the hotel turn left and walk 5 mins until you meet clayton road on your left, wait at bus stop K for the P12 , get off at east dulwich. From east dulwich bus stop , carry on straight along silvester road, turn right at landcroft road and then left on whateley road until you meet lordship lane,. Explore lordship lane for a plethora of good restaurants and bars.
Majestic Park and Dulwich Picture Gallery
Upon exiting the hotel turn left and walk 5 mins until you meet clayton road on your left, wait at bus stop K for the P12 , get off at Dulwich library. From there turn right onto lordship lane and then a left onto Eynella Road.
Walk fro around 20 mins through beautiful dulwich park until you meet college road and gallery road leading onto Dulwich picture gallery.
Arts centre with good eats, theatres and galleries
Old Vic & New Vic Theatres
From Peckham Library bus stop C, take 363 or 63 towards Kings Cross, get off at Pocock Stop C, 2 minute walk: Approx 30 minute total journey
Take buse 171 from Carlton Grove QC bus stop towards holborn get off at the old vic stop q: Approx 40 minute total journey
Central london high street shopping
walk to peckham library stop C, and take 363 or 63 to elephant and castle underground station and change bakerloo line towards Oxford circus. : Approx 40 minute total journey
Take bus 171 from Carlton Grove QC bus stop towards holborn and change at elephant & castle for bakerloo line towards oxford circus : : Approx 40 minute total journey
Take Southeastern train from Queens Road Station to Victoria and change victoria line towards oxford circus. : Approx 40 minute total journey
Central london amusements, leicester square
walk to peckham library stop C, and take 363 or 63 to elephant and castle underground station and change bakerloo line towards Picadilly circus. : Approx 40 minute total journey
Take bus 171 from Carlton Grove QC bus stop towards holborn and change at elephant & castle for bakerloo line towards picadilly circus : : Approx 40 minute total journey
Apollo Theatre, Victoria Palace Theatre
train : From Queens Road Train station , southeastern train to Victoria : Approx 25 minutes total journey
Bus 36 or 436 , Approx 40 minute total journey
Hyde Park Corner:
Take bus 436 or 36 from Carlton Grove QC bus stop and get off at hyde park corner-approx 40mins Journey time.
From Carlton Grove QC take bus 171 straight to Holborn : Approx 40 minute total journey
From Carlton Grove QC take 346 or 36 to hyde park corner: Approx 40 minute total journey
Natural History Museum
From Peckham Library stop C, take bus 363 or 63 to elephant & castle, change to bakerloo line to Picadilly circus, then take picadilly line to South Kensington, 5 misn walk to museum.
Aprrox 45 mins total journey
Elephant & Castle:
Imperial War Museum
walk to peckham library stop C, and take 363 or 63 to elephant and castle underground station -approx 30 mins Journey time
Take bus 171 from Carlton Grove QC bus stop towards holborn and change at elephant & castle -approx 30 mins Journey time