Sunny Daze: Daytime Crawl of Petts Wood, Bromley, Catford and Forest Hill
Saturday 23 June 2012.
A text version of the crawl notes is here: Crawl Notes - Petts Wood, Bromley, Catford and Forest Hill
All welcome to join the crawl, whether a CAMRA member or not.
1. Daylight Inn
Arrive: 12.00 Noon
Address: The Daylight Inn, Station Square, Petts Wood, BR5 1LZ.
Real ales: Fuller's London Pride; Sharp's Doom Bar; Young's Bitter; and two guest ales are usually available here.
Read about the Daylight Inn
Although the intended lunch stop is at the next pub on the crawl, the Daylight Inn does very reasonably priced meals so you could stay here longer for lunch and catch up at the next pub.
Directions to next pub: Leaving the pub by the side door, turn left and left again. Cross over the road to the railway station and catch a train to Bromley South. Train times are 13, 28, 43 and 58 minutes past the hour and the journey takes seven minutes. At Bromley South station leave the train and turn right out of the station. Cross over Bromley High Street and walk up it to the junction with Church Road. Cross over the road to
Arrive: 1.15 PM.
Address: The Partridge, 194 Bromley High St, Bromley, BR1 1HE.
Real ales: Fuller's Discovery; ESB; London Pride; Gales ESB and a seasonal ale are usually available here.
Read about the Partridge
This is the official lunch stop on the crawl for those who wish to eat here.
Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the Partridge and continue up Bromley High Street to the pedestrian crossing. Cross over Bromley High Street and continue up it to the Star & Garter which is included here as a “try also”.
3. Star and Garter
This pub is a try also, and not on the official crawl
Address: 227 High Street, Bromley, BR1 1NZ
Real ales: No real ale served here.
Read about the Star & Garter
Directions to the next pub: Continue walking up Bromley High Street to the junction with Beckenham Lane. Cross over Beckenham Lane and walk straight on up London Road to the junction with Tweedy Road. Turn right and cross over Tweedy Road and continue along Tweedy Road to the junction with College Road. Walk up College Road to the bus stop and catch a 126, 261, 314 or 336 bus to the junction of Burnt Ash Lane and Plaistow Lane. Alight from the bus, cross over Burnt Ash Lane and walk along Nichol Lane to
4. Prince Frederick
Arrive: 2.45 PM.
Address: The Prince Frederick, 31 Nichol Lane, Sundridge Park, BR1 4DE.
Real ales: Greene King Abbot and IPA, plus a guest ale are usually available here.
Read about the Prince Frederick
Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch a 336 bus (hail and ride) to Brookehowse Community Centre. Alight from the bus, continue along Brookehowse Road to the junction with Randlesdown Road, turn right and walk along Randlesdown Road to
Arrive: 4.00 PM.
Address: The Fellowship, Randlesdown Rd, Bellingham, SE6 3BT.
Real ales: Greene King IPA is usually served here.
Read about the Fellowship & Star
Directions to next pub: EITHER turn right out of the pub, walk along Randlesdown Road to the junction with Bromley Road and catch a 320 bus to Catford Bridge station then alight from the bus and walk along Station Approach. OR on leaving the pub, cross over Randlesdown Road and catch a train from Bellingham station to Catford station. Train times are 10 and 40 minutes past the hour and the journey takes three minutes. Alight from the train and walk along Catford Road to Catford Bridge Station Approach then walk along Station Approach to
6. Catford Bridge Tavern
Arrive: 4.45 PM.
Address: The Catford Bridge Tavern, Station Approach, Catford, SE6 4RE.
Real ales: A selection of five real ales from national and micro breweries is usually served here.
Read about the Catford Bridge Tavern
Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, cross over Catford Road and catch a 171 or 185 bus to the stop just before the junction of Stanstead Road and Blythe Vale. Alight from the bus and cross over Stanstead Road to
7. Blythe Hill Tavern
Arrive: 5.30 PM.
Address: Blythe Hill Tavern, 319 Stanstead Rd, Forest Hill, SE23 1JB.
Real ales: Adnam's Broadside; Courage Best; Dark Star Hophead; and Fuller's London Pride are usually available here.
Read about the Blythe Hill Tavern
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.