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West Norwood Cemetery

Norwood Road, London, England
+44 20 8670 5456
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In a tour of the Magnificent Seven, it's well worth visiting

When I lived in London in the '90s I enjoyed visiting Highgate and Brompton Cemeteries... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Beautiful and full of history

I went for personal reasons (my grandfather is buried here) and i was visiting from California... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Diamond Bar, California
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Norwood Road, London, England
Norwood Road, London, England
+44 20 8670 5456
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I lived in London in the '90s I enjoyed visiting Highgate and Brompton Cemeteries occasionally. These are two of the Magnificent Seven cemeteries, which were built in the 1830s in response to a massive influx of population to London in the early 19th century...More

Thank Abbotsbury92
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I went for personal reasons (my grandfather is buried here) and i was visiting from California. However, if you are in the area there are many famous people buried here and the old headstones are beautiful and full of so much history.

Thank socalukgirl
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I visited West Norwood Cemetery during the week. Given London is going through a building/DIY boom, I could hear work going on in the distance so the cemetery was not a haven of peace on the day I visited, but for London the cemetery came...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 25 June 2017

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

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

2  Thank WMIM
Reviewed 23 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

4  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!

3  Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 22 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

2  Thank debsmillen66
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