Public transport

Even without the tube Peckham has excellent public transport links including an overground train line can spirit you to either Victoria or London Bridge Stations in less than 15 minutes each way. It is also serviced by some handy bus routes.

Rail Station Zone Line
Peckham Rye 2 National Rail Services
Queens Rd Peckham 2 National Rail Services

Easy access: Central London (less than 15 mins)

Bus No. Final Destinations
37 Putney Heath
12 Oxford Circus
343 New Cross/City Hall
P12 Surrey Quays
197 Croydon
78 Shoreditch

Shopping in Peckham

Peckham’s high street is somewhat shabby and rundown but still has many of the staples such as Boots and Primark 1 minute walk from Peckham Rye. Nearby Bellenden Road has a local boutique-y feel and some great cafes. There’s a farmer’s market outside the Peckham library each Sunday morning.

East Dulwich

Lordship Lane (15 minutes walk, 5 minute bus ride) has a fantastic range of delis, cafes, chi chi gift shops and a smattering of boutique clothes shops. Check out the market on North Cross Road on Saturdays.

Oxford Circus

London’s main shopping thoroughfare is only a 25 minute bus ride away.

Food and drink

There are some great little pubs/restaurants in the immediate area if you know where to look.

The Montpelier

(Choumert Rd, SE15)A welcoming pub serving good quality British food

The Rye Hotel

(31 Peckham Rye, SE15) This gastropub overlooking the common inspires loyalty from locals.


(38 Holly Grove, SE15) South Indian food with a modern twist.

Bar Story

213 Blenheim Grove, SE15
A laidback, arty bar under the arches of Peckham Rye Station.