Many of London’s highlights are located within easy reach of Peckham, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. The O2 Academy Brixton and Greenwich Market are amongst the many interesting place to visit here. Two other recommended attractions nearby Peckham are Queen's House and the One Canada Square.
Big Ben, one of the most popular highlights in the entire country is situated 3 miles (5 kilometers) to the northwest.
Pay a visit to Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall and Trafalgar Square in the city center of London.
Peckham has a number of cultural attractions nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Find the treasures kept in some of the fascinating exhibit spaces such as Tate Modern, the Imperial War Museum and Tate Britain. Book tickets for a few of the spectacular theater, dance and music shows at the Globe Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre and the Royal Opera House. There are plenty of excellent art galleries to visit including National Gallery, Photographers' Gallery and Queen's Gallery.
There are several highlights for those with children in tow too, including London Dungeon. Admire all kinds of interesting creatures at London Aquarium.
If the weather is good get outdoors and enjoy the nearby green spaces. Locals and visitors alike love to visit places like the Crystal Palace Park and the St. James Park. There is a relaxed atmosphere here and beautifully designed botanical displays.
While you are here, visit the nearby local attractions such as London Eye, Westminster Abbey and The Mall. These spots are much-loved by locals and tourists alike. Visitors who enjoy visiting sacred places will appreciate the hallowed atmosphere at the London Temple Church, the St. Brides' Church and the London St. Paul's Church. History lovers will enjoy spending a few hours at Lambeth Palace and Nelson's Column.
See what is in fashion locally and purchase some original souvenirs in some of the nearby malls and markets such as Borough Market, Royal Exchange and Leadenhall Market.
Sports lovers should get tickets for nearby The Valley to see the Charlton Athletic doing battle with visiting teams. On match days follow the procession of red, white and black, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fans in the nearby pubs for a few post-game beers.
At the end of a busy day taking in the sights around Peckham, rest up in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London and the Park Plaza Riverbank London are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.