The Beautiful South: Daytime Crawl of Outer South East London


Saturday 22 October 2011.

All welcome to join the crawl, whether a CAMRA member or not.

A text version of the crawl notes is here: Daytime Crawl of South East London

1. Blythe Hill Tavern

Arrive: 12.00 Noon.

Address: The Blythe Hill Tavern, 319 Stanstead Road, Forest Hill, SE23 1JB.

Real ales: Adnams Broadside; Courage Best; Dark Star Hophead; and Fullers London Pride are usually available here.

Read about the Blythe Hill Tavern

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, cross over Stanstead Road, turn left, walk to the bus stop and catch a 185 bus to the stop called Lordship Lane/Wood Vale. Alight from the bus and catch a 363 bus to the stop called Forest Hill Tavern. Alight from the bus, turn right and walk down Forest Hill Road to

2. Forest Hill Tavern

Arrive: 1.15 PM.

Address: The Forest Hill Tavern, 108 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 0RS.

Real ales: Here at the Forest Hill Tavern Fullers London Pride is usually available.

Read about the Forest Hill Tavern

Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and continue walking down Forest Hill Road, noting the Boris Karloff plaque on a building on the left-hand side on the way, to

3. Herne Tavern

Arrive: 2.30 PM.

Address: The Herne Tavern, 2 Forest Hill Road, East Dulwich, SE22 0RR.

Real ales: Three real ales are usually served here.

Read about the Herne Tavern

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, turn right and walk back up Forest Hill Road to the pedestrian crossing. Cross over Forest Hill Road and walk up Colyton Road. Cross over Colyton Road and continue along it to where it becomes Homestall Road. Continue along Homestall Road to the junction with Peckham Rye. Cross over Peckham Rye and Elland Road to Stuart Road. Cross over Stuart Road and continue along it to

4. Ivy House

Arrive: 3.30 PM.

Address: The 40 Stuart Road, Nunhead, SE15 3BE.

Real ales: Greene King IPA and Hook Norton Old Hooky are usually served here.

Read about the Ivy House

Directions to next pub: Retrace your steps to Homestall Road, cross over Homestall Road and catch a 343 or 484 bus from stop EK to the junction of Peckham Rye and Nunhead Lane. Alight from the bus, turn left into East Dulwich Road and catch a 37 bus from stop EB to the junction of East Dulwich Grove and Red Post Hill. Alight from the bus, cross over Red Post Hill, turn right and walk to the junction of Red Post Hill and East Dulwich Grove. Cross over East Dulwich Grove and walk along Dulwich Village to

5. Crown & Greyhound

Arrive: 5.00 PM.

Address: The 73 Dulwich Village, SE21 7BJ.

Real ales: Sharps Doom Bar and guest beers are usually served here

Read about the Crown & Greyhound

Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, cross over Dulwich Village, turn left and walk to the bus stop. Catch a P4 bus to the stop called North Dulwich Station. Alight from the bus and catch a 37 bus to the stop called Herne Hill. Alight from the bus and walk down Half Moon Lane to

6. Half Moon

Arrive: 6.00 PM.

Address: The Half Moon, 10 Half Moon Lane, Herne Hill, SE24 9HU.

Real ales: Adnams Southwold Bitter; Youngs Bitter; and a guest beer are usually served here.

Read about the Half Moon

The Regional Inventory descriptions in these notes are extracts from a book published in July 2008 by CAMRA called London Heritage Pubs: An Inside Story. Historic Pub Interiors in the Capital by Geoff Brandwood and Jane Jephcote. The book has descriptions and photographs of all 156 pubs currently on the London Regional Inventory.