Lunar Odyssey: From the Asylum to the Half Moon: Daytime Crawl of Peckham, Nunhead, Dulwich and Herne Hill

Saturday 14 October 2017.

This is the 100th London Pubs Group crawl to be recorded on the website so it is a special milestone. All welcome to join the crawl, whether a CAMRA member or not.

A Word version of the crawl notes is here: Word Crawl Notes and a PDF version is here: PDF Crawl Notes. Terry Casey's map of the area is here: Map of Area

Public transport will be required at times.

1. The Asylum Tavern

Arrive: 11.00 AM

Address: The Asylum Tavern, 40-42 Asylum Road, Peckham, SE15 2RL.

Real ales: Courage Best Bitter is sometimes served here.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, cross Asylum Road and catch a P12 bus from the stop opposite the pub to the stop called Clayton Road (K). Alight from the bus and turn left. Walk to the junction with Peckham High Street. Cross Peckham High Street using the crossing, turn left and continue along Peckham High Street to

2. The Greyhound

Arrive: 12 Noon.

Address: The Greyhound, 109 Peckham High Street, Peckham, SE15 5SE.

Real ales: Sharps Doom Bar is usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: Retrace your steps to the bus stop and catch a 12, 343 or P12 bus to the stop called Nigel Road. Alight from the bus and continue along Rye Lane to the junction with Peckham Rye. Turn left and walk along Peckham Rye to the junction with Scylla Road. Turn left and walk along Scylla Road to

3. The Old Nun's Head

Arrive: 12.45 PM.

Address: The Old Nun's Head, 15 Nunhead Green, Nunhead, SE15 3QQ.

Real ales: Eight handpumps dispense seven real ales and one real cider.

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Directions to next pub: On leaving the pub, cross over Nunhead Green to

4. The Man of Kent

Arrive: 2.15 PM.

Address: The Man of Kent, 4 Nunhead Green, Nunhead, SE15 3QF.

Real ales: One real ale is usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: EITHER turn left out of the pub and left again and walk up Nunhead Grove to the junction with Linden Grove. Cross over Linden Grove and then walk along a footpath called Brockley Footpath (which runs alongside Nunhead Cemetery) to the junction with Borland Road. Turn right and walk along Borland Road to the junction with Stuart Road. Turn right and walk along Stuart Road to the next pub OR TO SAVE ON WALKING turn left out of the pub and continue along Nunhead Lane to the junction with Peckham Rye. Turn right and walk along Peckham Rye to the bus stop called Peckham Rye/Nunhead Lane. Catch a 343 bus to the stop called Stuart Road. Alight from the bus, cross over Cheltenham Road, turn left and walk along Cheltenham Road to the junction with Stuart Road. Turn right and walk up Stuart Road to

5. The Ivy House

Arrive: 3.00 PM.

Address: The Ivy House, 40 Stuart Road, Nunhead, SE15 3BE .

Real ales: Eight handpumps dispense seven real ales and one real cider.

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Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and walk down Stuart Road to the junction with Peckham Rye. Cross over Peckham Rye to the bus stop called Stuart Road. Catch a 484 bus to the stop called Oakhurst Grove. Alight from the bus and catch a 37 bus to the stop called North Dulwich Station. Alight from the bus and cross over the road to the other bus stop called North Dulwich Station. Catch a P4 bus to the stop called Dulwich Village. Alight from the bus and continue along Dulwich Village to

6. The Crown & Greyhound

Arrive: 4.15 PM.

Address: The Crown & Greyhound, 73 Dulwich Village, Dulwich, SE21 7BJ.

Real ales: Fullers London Pride; Purity Pure UBU; St Austell Tribute; and Sharps Doom Bar are usually served here.

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Directions to next pub: Turn left out of the pub and continue along Dulwich Village to the zebra crossing. Cross over Dulwich Village, turn left and walk to the bus stop called Dulwich Village. Catch a P4 bus to the stop called North Dulwich Station. Alight from the bus and catch a 37 bus to the stop called Herne Hill. Alight from the bus and walk back into

7. The Half Moon

Arrive: 5.30 PM.

Address: The Half Moon, 10 Half Moon Lane, Herne Hill, SE24 9HU.

Real ales: At least four real ales from regional breweries and local microbreweries are served here.

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