Local area guide

Living in Blackheath Park

Thinking about moving to Blackheath Park? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools are like, transport connections and so much more.

Your guide to moving to Blackheath Park

Why Blackheath Park is a good place to live

Leafy Blackheath Park offers a unique blend of tranquility and urban vibrancy, making it a lovely place to call home.

Dotted with striking Georgian and Victorian architecture, the area is a treasure trove for history buffs.

The standout feature of the area of course has to be the beautiful Heath, a peaceful green expanse just a stone's throw from the hustle and bustle of central London.

If you’re a food lover, there are plenty of restaurants offering a medley of cuisines to suit all tastes and budgets in Blackheath Village and nearby Greenwich.

And fashionistas and shopping fans will love the boutiques in the village, alongside Greenwich Market for a weekend stroll.

What's Blackheath Park famous for?

Blackheath Park is famous for hosting several prominent events: the start of the London Marathon takes place here and the area also puts on one of the city's biggest Guy Fawkes Night fireworks displays, drawing massive crowds.

Circuses and fairgrounds feature on the common at various times of year, while Greenwich Park, which offers some of the best views across London, is right next door.

Don't miss picturesque All Saints Church on the edge of The Heath, right next door to Blackheath Village, it's a beautiful monument to times past.

Things to do in Blackheath Park

For those fond of the outdoors, there's plenty to enjoy in Blackheath Park.

While away an afternoon with a picnic on The Heath, or explore the many local cafés and restaurants offering a variety of delicious cuisines.

Architectural enthusiasts will have a field day exploring the eclectic mix of old and new design styles in the residential streets.

From frequenting cosy pubs and restaurants to marvelling at the old London architecture, there's no shortage of things to keep you entertained here.

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Properties currently for sale in Blackheath Park

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Transport in Blackheath Park

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Blackheath Park.

Local connections

National Rail
0.3 miles / 0.5 km
National Rail
0.6 miles / 1.0 km
Lee (London)
National Rail
1 miles / 1.6 km
Hither Green
National Rail
1.1 miles / 1.8 km
National Rail
1.2 miles / 1.9 km
1.2 miles / 1.9 km

Schools in Blackheath Park

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Blackheath Park.

Education in Blackheath Park

Brooklands Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Heath House Preparatory School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
John Ball Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2013)
Wingfield Primary School
Ages: 3 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2022)
St Margaret's Lee CofE Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding (2014)
Thomas Tallis School
Ages: 11 - 19 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2018)

Local pubs in Blackheath Park

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  • Crown

    London SE3

    A historic pub in Blackheath Village.

  • British Oak

    London SE3

    We are proud to offer a wide range of real ales, craft keg and bottled ale, lager and ciders changing on a regular basis! We also have the full, award winning Pieminister menu!

  • Lord Northbrook

    London SE12

    Situated in the heart of leafy Lee, The Lord Northbrook is a stylish Victorian pub serving first-class beers and tasty homemade food.