Dulwich College Boarding Prospectus l i l i t
Dulwich Village and London Life
“…a tollgate, old-fashioned timber street signs and a boating lake…”
Sunday Times March 2017
Dulwich College and its four boarding houses are located in Dulwich Village, voted by the Sunday Times in 2017 as one of the best places to live in the UK.
Horniman Museum and Gardens, with its eclectic collections of 350,000 objects. With all this on the doorstep, boarders could be forgiven for staying in and around Dulwich, but excellent transport links mean London Victoria can be reached in just 12 minutes from West Dulwich train station, itself only a four minute walk from the College. Boys regularly travel into Central London at weekends for planned excursions such as a trip to the theatre, to watch a Premier League football game, or simply to go shopping and sightseeing. As one of the most popular travel destinations
Dulwich retains the feel of an unspoilt English village, with leafy streets, white picket fences and a range of independent shops and cafés. The village has a 72-acre park at its centre, a golf course and the Dulwich Picture Gallery, the oldest art gallery in Britain housing a significant collection of 17th and 18th century European Old Masters; all a few minutes’ walk from the boarding houses. Nearby East Dulwich has a busy, fashionable atmosphere with contemporary cafés and shops, a popular market on Saturdays and an independent local cinema. Also part of the local community is the iconic Herne Hill velodrome, an outdoor 450-metre cycle track and 1948 Olympic cycling venue that has recently been refurbished, and the
in the world, there’s always something fascinating to do in London.
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