Group homestays in Sydenham

Sydenham

 

SydenhamSydenham  is a suburban district of south London in the London Boroughs of Lewisham,  Bromley and Southwark which is approximately 7 miles to the south east of Charing Cross.

Sydenham has seven Conservation Areas: Cobbs Corner, Dulwich Village (covering Crescent Wood Road), Halifax Street, Sydenham Hill/Kirkdale, Sydenham Park and Sydenham Thorpes.

Other areas of interest include;

  • Six Pillars,
  • Cobbs Corner,
  • 180 and 182 Kirkdale, built in the 1850s in Gothic style, with Tudor doorcases.
  • Memorial to Queen Victoria
  • Halifax Street, beautifully preserved street with houses dating from the 1840s. Of notice are in particular the closeness of the houses, the length of the street and the size of the gardens.
  • The Kirkdale Building, previously the Sydenham Public Lecture Hall.

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Transport

Rail

  • Sydenham for London Overground and Southern services to London Bridge, London Victoria, East & West Croydon, Clapham Junction, Caterham, Shoreditch High Street and Highbury & Islington.
  • Sydenham Hill and Penge East stations for Southeastern services to London Victoria, Brixton, Bromley South and Orpington.
  • Lower Sydenham station also is served by Southeastern but with services to London Charing Cross, London Waterloo East,London Cannon Street, London Bridge, Hayes and Lewisham.

Buses

The area is served many Transport for London bus routes that link Sydenham to Central London, Lewisham, Catford, Croydon, Bromley, Shirley, Elephant & Castle, Blackheath, Forest Hill, Penge, South Norwood and Grove Park

Sydenham rates

Please note the below is a guide, please contact us for the full rates and list of supplements.

High season
Under 18 Students over 18
£26 £28
Low season
Under 18 Students over 18
£25.50 £27.50

Prices valid from 1 January to 31 December 2016.
High season is 1 February to 31 July 2016 and 1 September to 31 October 2016.
Low season is 1 to 31 January 2016, 1 to 31 August 2016 and 1 November to 31 December 2016.

Supplements

Supplement for leaders/drivers in twin room is £3.00 pppn on above prices.
Supplement for leaders in single room, subject to availability, is £6.00 pppn on above prices.
Supplement for drivers in single room is £10.00 pppn on above prices.
Extra packed lunch is £5.00 pppn.
A supplement of £2.00 per person per night will be added for 2 night stay bookings.

Booking fee

1-3 nights = £100.00
4-7 nights = £50.00
8 nights or more = £0.00

  • Including:
  • Beckenham
  • Bellingham
  • Bromley
  • Catford
  • Croydon
  • Crystal Palace
  • Dulwich
  • Forest Hill
  • Lewisham
  • Norwood
  • Penge
  • Perry Vale
  • Southend Village

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