Sydenham Hill Woods

Sydenham Hill Wood

Sydenham Hill Woods are a unique mix of ancient woodland, Victorian garden plants and recent woodland.  Together with the adjacent Dulwich Woods they form the largest remaining tract of the old Great North Wood which once stretched from Deptford to Selhurst.

Managed by the London Wildlife Trust they are a great place to see birds, small mammals , rare insects, wild flowers and fungi.

Dulwich and Sydenham Golf Club

aerial dulwich golf course

Founded in 1894, Dulwich & Sydenham Hill Golf Club is set among mature oaks on the slopes of Sydenham Hill looking over Dulwich College to the famous buildings of London on the skyline.

Dulwich College

Dulwich College

Dulwich College was founded by Edward Alleyn in 1619. Alleyn was an actor and an entrepreneur, a colourful and famous figure of his day. The College moved to its present 70 acre site on Dulwich Common in the 1870s. The main building, New College, was designed by Charles Barry Junior, son of the architect of the Houses of Parliament.

South London Scout Centre

Also known as ‘The Fort’, the Scout Centre at scoutsthe top of Grange lane coordinates scouting activities for five South London boroughs and provides a campsite for scouts visiting London from elsewhere.