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West Norwood Cemetery

Norwood Road, London, England
+44 20 8670 5456
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under rated local gem

ok, so a cemetery isnt a place you would think to go and have a wander around, but west norwood... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JONMCINERN
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LONDON
One of 'The Magnificent Seven' cemeteries of London.

Came here last year as part of a small private group. Our guide gave us an excellent tour of this... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
WMIM
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Norwood Road, London, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ok, so a cemetery isnt a place you would think to go and have a wander around, but west norwood isnt a typical cemetery, its one of the magnificient seven cemeteries that were built in the 1800;s to address the shortage of church burial yards....More

Thank JONMCINERN
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Came here last year as part of a small private group. Our guide gave us an excellent tour of this most interesting and well-kept space. Some of the mausolea here are monumental. I have never seen so many in such good condition. There is much...More

Thank WMIM
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Lovely place, very peaceful. If you are going to the crematorium, it's either a nice stroll or a drudge in the heat. Car parking is available (well, on the road) if you wish.

Thank Becca B
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Attending a family cremation sadly, but was relieved to find it was so close to West Norwood station. Fair walk to the crematorium, up a hill. Secuirty office as you enter happily gave directions when i told him the name of the family funeral.

Thank Dee0070
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This cemetery was founded in 1836 and is part of the "magnificent 7" in London.It totally deserves to be described as "magnificent" as it truly is a wonderful green leafy calming place.Pick a sunny day and take your time walking around....then go up the street...More

2  Thank AudreyM75
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

A very interesting and beautiful place, especially on a fine day. There are usually people there to help you and they are very knowledgable about the cemetery. There are quite a few famous people buried there. Some amazing monuments and tombs!

2  Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 21 May 2015

West Norwood Cemetery needs to be celebrated, but I feel it is underrated. With known friends and famous people buried there, more publicity should be showered on this lovely cemetery. Wonderful gates lead you to an area of mystery that you can not fail to...More

Thank debsmillen66
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

on a hot day what a beautiful site to stroll exploring the different stones and buildings never has a cemetery brought me a smile but this one does beautifully maintained and looked after with a delightful scent of fresh flowers plants and shrubs and trees...More

1  Thank Ben R
Reviewed 8 April 2015

A visit to West Norwood Cemetery, one of London's 'Magnificent Seven', makes your spirits soar to the heavens, rather like those of the departed whose remains are interred here. Leaving the busy street behind, you enter the ornate gates into an oasis of calm, where...More

Thank GwynethG306
Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

It's a little gem of a cemetery, so many stores to explore and look at, give yourself the best part of an hour to look at the whole thing, then head to blackbird bakery or cul de sac for refreshments, or if you want something...More

2  Thank sazzle_kazzle
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