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Brompton Cemetery

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Very interesting to visit, a green oasis.

In a busy and built up part of London, this is a lovely green oasis. The site is 39 acres. Just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christine M
London, United Kingdom

Fabulous place for a peaceful walk and so much history, wild in places great to see wildlife, free... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a busy and built up part of London, this is a lovely green oasis. The site is 39 acres. Just next to West Brompton underground station. As you enter the North Lodge there is a very pleasant cafe, with toilets. The memorials are very...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous place for a peaceful walk and so much history, wild in places great to see wildlife, free in and great cafe.

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

My family and I were walking back to our hotel and we took a route through this cemetery. It’s very large and serene but sad because of the neglect a lot of the headstones have received. Some are completely covered in grass while others are...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Brompton Cemetery is a 2 minute walk from West Brompton Station, District Line. I went to visit after reading an article which explained that the cemetery has been partly restored and new facilities added after extra funding was received. Volunteers, too, have played a big...More

1  Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Another important cemetery to visit. We had filmed while at college in the grounds. We had an absolutely wonderful time yet back then it was more safe. Revisiting the grounds again after decades it is still the same, peaceful and quiet. It is always the...More

2  Thank georgeemmaant
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I spent today at the cemetery with a friend looking at the Commonwealth War Graves. It was bucketing down with rain so there weren't very many people around. Perhaps that's why we didn't feel particularly safe. Things started off well with tea in the North...More

3  Thank Julia W
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I have been to two of the other Seven Cemeterys and this is the one that is most unkept and quiet. There are official dog walking routes and these paths were quite busy but when you go off these you are on your own. Saw...More

Thank LondonNefertiti
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Having already visited Highgate I was interested in visiting seeing another of the Magnificent Seven and due to the proximity of public transport(West Brompton train station is literally round the corner) I decided on this one. I'm glad I did. Fantastic funerary architecture alongside gravestones...More

Thank xarneewoop
Reviewed 7 June 2018

A friend of mine was attacked last week whilst walking her dogs in the morning!I've also heard of another attack. Also heard of innocent pensioner dog walkers being hassled constantly, even man handled by parks police for letting their dogs walk on the grass or...More

5  Thank PeterPeter99
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We squeezed in a short visit to see some particular graves that I had identified before the day using the map of graves and personages available on the website. We managed to find Emmeline Pankhurst (suffragette), the Leyland cask designed by Burne-Jones (artist), John Wisden's...More

2  Thank Lissel A
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21 April 2017|
Response from H19PPO | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee to pay to walk around the cemetery. It is unusual in that it is both a place for burials and a public park.
2 February 2017|
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Response from Carole T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nancy As H19PPO points out Highgate is 45 mins away whereas Brompton is only 20 mins. You would need to spend a day at Highgate to see most of it including the West Side - guided tours are available.and then refresh at... More
Pam C
27 July 2016|
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Response from Kathrin-Karl | Reviewed this property |
It is about 35min with the tube.