The Best Of Forest Hill In Photos

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 26 months ago
The Best Of Forest Hill In Photos
Wild flowers in Horniman Museum's gardens. Photo: Bex Walton

This week we venture south to the town of Forest Hill, perhaps most famous for the Horniman Museum and Gardens. Never been to Forest Hill? Let us tell you this; they don't call it a hill for nowt. For those willing to brave the climb, the views in nearly all directions are worth it.

The Signal pub outside Forest Hill station went big on the Christmas decorations. Photo: Londonist
The natural history gallery at Horniman Museum. Photo: IanVisits
Havelock Walk is a community of artist studios on a cobbled mews just off the main road. The Winter Weekend was an open studios event in November, but this artwork is still intact (January 2016). Photo: Londonist
The City from Forest Hill. Photo: Phill Brown
Residents of Eliot Bank's 2016 campaign against plans to build a 16 storey housing tower on this field. Photo: Londonist
The Green Chain Walk goes right through Horniman Gardens. Photo: Gordon Joly
A view of the City looking north from Sydenham Hill. Photo: Londonist
Now a Wetherspoon's pub, this art deco style building opened as a cinema in 1929. From 1978-1996 it was a bingo hall, before standing empty for a few years and opening as a pub in 2001. Photo: Londonist
Sign above the side entrance of The Capitol Wetherspoon's pub on the South Circular Road. Photo: Londonist
Peeping up an alleyway off the South Circular Road. Photo: Londonist
Forest Hill: just a hop away from other London behemoths, including Penge. Photo: Londonist

Take a look at the other areas of London that we've covered in this series.

Last Updated 26 October 2016

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