Bed and breakfast accommodation in Clapham South, south London
Clapham is a vibrant area set in the heart of South London and part of the Wandsworth borough, and probably has more parks (including the famous Battersea Park), commons and open space than any other borough in London. Clapham has a long and interesting history dating back to Anglo-Saxon times when it was known as Clappa’s farm. During the 17th century the rich gentry of London began to build fine country houses, particularly around the Common area.
Vibrant and picturesque area in south London with large parks and good shops and restaurants
Consisting of a big Common, a long high street (Clapham North and South) and Britain’s busiest railway station (Clapham Junction), this area has a great deal of variation in everything due to its size. The high street has many bars, pubs and restaurants for retail therapy, Clapham Junction has a large Debenhams department store and other clothes shops. In terms of green space, Clapham Common is over 108 acres and has three ponds, an all-weather games area, tennis courts, bowling green, skate park and pitches, as well as two playgrounds areas for children and families. The common also has a historic bandstand, three cafes and ecological areas, including woodland and meadow grasslands, which are managed for wildlife as well as for the public to enjoy. There are also regular events such as one day festivals, football tournaments and picnics. Wandsworth Common is a 15 minute walk away and Battersea Park can be easily reached by bus.
Nearest tube station
- Clapham South (Northern Line) zone 2.