Travelling to the park is easy by public transport or car. The entrance shown on the map is the main entrance opposite Dulwich Picture Gallery. Another entrance is located on Court Lane.
By public transport
Bus routes P4 (Lewisham-Brixton) and P13 (New Cross-Streatham) run alongside Dulwich Park. Please click here for a map showing other local buses and stations. The nearest railway station is North Dulwich.
Click the banner below to plan your journey to Dulwich Park by public transport from anywhere in London.
Parking is available inside the College Road entrance, either along the driveway or in the car park. Certain people, such as disabled badge holders, can apply for a permit to pass through the barriers beyond the car park and park at other locations around the park. Permits are issued by Southwark Council. Please click here to apply.
Dulwich Park's opening hours are set by Southwark Council and vary according to the time of year. The park opens at 8am and closes at sunset - during the winter it's 4.30pm and at the height of summer it's 9pm. Opening and closing times are shown on all the park gates and noticeboards.
The park has many amenities, including
- Francis Peek community centre (where the park manager's office is and many children's & adult classes are held)
- Pavilion Café
- Recumbent Bikes
- boating on the lake (in season)
- cricket facilities
- bowls (members only)
- outdoor exercise equipment for adults and young people over 11
- outdoor table tennis
- a large children's playground.
In addition, the Dulwich Vegetable Garden community gardening project can be found at the back of Rosebery Lodge near Rosebery Gate. Maps showing the locations of these facilities are on all the park noticeboards.
Several organisations run outdoor fitness classes in the park, and are licenced by Southwark Council. For details see the information boards in the foyer of the Francis Peek Centre or contact the park manager's office.
If you need information about memorial trees and benches in Dulwich Park, there are leaflets in the foyer of the Francis Peek Centre, or contact the park manager's office.