London - South East
The areas of South East London of greatest interest to the traveller are as follows:
- Greenwich - includes Maritime Greenwich on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, prime meridian and the Royal Observatory.
- New Cross - home to Goldsmiths College, and a vibrant music and arts scene.
- Penge - near Crystal Palace, the Danish word for money, and near the former Great North Wood. The ancient Celtic word, "penceat," meant, "edge of wood". This is how Penge got its name. In Victorian times it was fashionable to live in this area. Today it is, "a nice cosy little place".
- DLR (Docklands Light Railway) from Bank (Central, Northern, Circle, District, Waterloo and City Lines), Tower Hill (District and Circle Lines), Stratford (Central, Jubilee Lines), or Canary Wharf (Jubilee Line).
- By National Rail . There are many National Rail stations in South East London, for example East Croydon, Greenwich, Penge East and Penge West.
- Brockwell Park, Herne Hill, . Daily. Free.
- Eltham Palace, ☎ +44 (0)20 82942548, . 3 February-23 December 2008 M Tu W Su 11AM-4PM. £4.00-£7.90.
- Penge Police Station, . Oldest working police station in London. Built 1905.
- Royal Waterman's Alms Houses, Penge, .
- Brokwell Lido, .
Noodle houses near Cutty Sark DLR offers fantastic Chinese cuisine at a budget price.
- Fatty Arbuckles(Fattys). Located in the Surrey Quays leisure park and one in Valley Leisure Park in Croydon, for deep fried American burgers.
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