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West Norwood Cemetery

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Address: Norwood Road, London, England
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+44 20 8670 5456
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08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
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Peaceful

Lovely place, very peaceful. If you are going to the crematorium, it's either a nice stroll or a drudge in the heat. Car parking is available (well, on the road) if you wish.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 June 2016
Becca B
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Benalmadena, Spain
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Benalmadena, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Lovely place, very peaceful. If you are going to the crematorium, it's either a nice stroll or a drudge in the heat. Car parking is available (well, on the road) if you wish.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Attending a family cremation sadly, but was relieved to find it was so close to West Norwood station. Fair walk to the crematorium, up a hill. Secuirty office as you enter happily gave directions when i told him the name of the family funeral.

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Thank Dee0070
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This cemetery was founded in 1836 and is part of the "magnificent 7" in London.It totally deserves to be described as "magnificent" as it truly is a wonderful green leafy calming place.Pick a sunny day and take your time walking around....then go up the street for a drink at The Great Northwood pub (nice beer garden) or a coffee at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

A very interesting and beautiful place, especially on a fine day. There are usually people there to help you and they are very knowledgable about the cemetery. There are quite a few famous people buried there. Some amazing monuments and tombs!

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1 Thank Charlotte J
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

West Norwood Cemetery needs to be celebrated, but I feel it is underrated. With known friends and famous people buried there, more publicity should be showered on this lovely cemetery. Wonderful gates lead you to an area of mystery that you can not fail to be impressed with.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

on a hot day what a beautiful site to stroll exploring the different stones and buildings never has a cemetery brought me a smile but this one does beautifully maintained and looked after with a delightful scent of fresh flowers plants and shrubs and trees sometimes it's nice to find these places they are the only places that can truly... More 

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Dalton on Tees
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

A visit to West Norwood Cemetery, one of London's 'Magnificent Seven', makes your spirits soar to the heavens, rather like those of the departed whose remains are interred here. Leaving the busy street behind, you enter the ornate gates into an oasis of calm, where you are greeted by grand mausolea, columned tombs, soaring obelisks and other Victorian monuments dedicated... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

It's a little gem of a cemetery, so many stores to explore and look at, give yourself the best part of an hour to look at the whole thing, then head to blackbird bakery or cul de sac for refreshments, or if you want something bigger, 10 mins up knights hill has the best fish and chips shop ( the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

a short walk away from the high street and you are in the grounds of this neighbourhood cemetery walking around all the monuments and the statues smelling the flowers and trees. reminds you that we are not long here so make each day count

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London, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2013

This is an interesting cemetery to wander around on your own. Lots of famous people buried here including the cook Mrs Beeton. There are often organised walks that can be joined as well - which describe the history and point out the graves of note. Also very near West Norwood railway station if travelling by train. Plenty of cafes in... More 

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